Business Growth Programme 2

The £23.5m Business Growth Programme 2 (BGP2)

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Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, BGP2 offers grants of £2,500 – £1,000,000 and is designed to strengthen supply chain, stimulate innovation and help businesses grow. The programme is available to:

  • Start-Up B2B* Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) moving into or located in The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership area, seeking grants of £2,500 – £10,000
  • Existing B2B* SMEs moving into or located in The Marches LEP area seeking grants of £10,000 – £1,000,000

Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by Birmingham City Council, BGP2 builds on the successful delivery of the £33m Business Growth Programme which closed in December 2018.

The Marches Growth Hub offers free support and guidance for Marches businesses on BGP2 and staff at the three hubs in Hereford, Shrewsbury and Telford are available to meet businesses face-to-face to support with the application process and exploring eligibility etc.

To check if you’re eligible, help with your application and for more information, please complete the contact form below and your enquiry will be directed to your local Marches Growth Hub, alternatively call them on the following numbers:

Herefordshire 01432 261758

Shropshire 01743 250526

Telford & Wrekin 01902 321769

or email [email protected]

For further information and to apply, please go to the official Business Growth Programme 2 page

*B2B = Business to Business

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