Other types of grant funding

In addition to the options listed above, NBV also help clients find out about all kinds of other grant opportunities such as the Apprenticeship Grant for Employers – £1,500 toward the cost of recruiting an apprentice; Invest to Grow programme – £15k – £1m for innovation and job creation and many more schemes. To find out about grants that might suit your business register today.

Business angels, equity investment , peer to peer lending and more...

NBV can offer independent and impartial support to assist you in identifying the right type of funding for your needs. Our advisers can provide support with business planning and financial forecasting; this may even be funded via one of our support programmes. We work closely with partners from major financial institutes to offer a complete range of solutions.

Alternative Lenders

NBV also partners with local schemes such as the Sir Thomas White Charity, which offers interest-free business loans to individuals aged 18-35 in Leicestershire.

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF), supported by the European Regional Development Fund, provides commercially focussed finance through small business loans, debt finance, proof of concept and equity finance funds.

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund aims to transform the finance landscape for smaller businesses in the Midlands and to realise the region’s potential to achieve economic growth through enterprise.

MEIF is a collaboration between the British Business Bank and ten Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in the West Midlands and East and South East Midlands.

MEIF provides over £250m of investment to boost small and medium business (SME) growth in the Midlands.

If your business is located in the Midlands and you are looking to scale up, visit their website for further information https://www.meif.co.uk/

Would you like to learn more about which financial option is right for you? Complete our registration form today for a call back by one of our team to discuss your needs.

Do you have a question we haven’t covered? Get in touch with us on 0844 887 2568* and one of our friendly support staff will be able to help you out.

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