The LLEP's Regional Growth Fund is a £7.8million competitive grant scheme to fund business growth projects.
It offers 25% capital investment grants of between £25,000 and £150,000 to businesses in the manufacturing sector. This could be for (for example):
■ Machinery acquisition
■ Property improvement
■ Building expansions
■ Infrastructure improvement
Businesses must be an SME based in Leicester or Leicestershire (or planning to move to the area) and demonstrate plans for growth and the creation of jobs within 12 months of project completion.