A selection of Grant funding schemes that are in operation across our region provided by a range of organisation.

Growing Hull & East Yorkshire Business Investment Grants

An Investment scheme aiming to provide capital grants to SME businesses to support and incentivise business growth, investment and job creation.

Coronavirus Grants
There are a range of grants available to help businesses deal with the impact that coronavirus will have on their business. These are from a range of organisations covering many businesses.

Skills For Growth
A Hull City Council initiative to help Hull businesses use workforce skills interventions to raise their productivity and profitability via a grant of 50% of the cost of training up to a maximum of £1,000

Access to work
This scheme can provide grants to employers towards extra employment costs which result from an employee having a disability or long term physical or mental health condition.

Innovate UK
Innovate UK provides government funding and support tools to help businesses undertake technological research and development that test out new ideas and to innovate.

Apprenticeship Grant – Employer Incentive
This Employer Incentive (AGE 16 to 24) Programme is to help employers offer young people employment through the Apprenticeship programme.

John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank
For young people who live in Hull, East Riding aged up to and including 21 years old. It offers grants for young people who need finance to help make their idea happen.

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme
Gigabit vouchers can be used by small businesses to contribute to the installation cost of full fibre connection. Businesses can claim up to £3K cost of connection.

Community Grants
Grants between £5000 and £20,000 are available to assist businesses and voluntary organisations to help unemployed people progress towards employment by enhancing their skills through training opportunities.

Finance For Growth
HEY Growth Hub Grant scheme to fund up to 40% of your eligible project costs (minimum grant £1k, maximum £10k) toward specialist support services to accessing finance. 

CITB support and funding
CITB provide support and funding to help businesses improve workforce skills, increase their competitiveness and respond to challenges such as reducing costs on site and recruitment.

Horizon 2020
Funding for research or innovation that’s ground breaking, improves European research standards or responds to challenges like advanced manufacturing, materials, IT.

Key Fund
Key Fund provides grants and loans to social enterprise organisations, and other organisations that have a social mission, to help increase their economic and environmental impact.

Repair Grants for Heritage at Risk
Grants for the repair and conservation of historic buildings, monuments and landscapes, You can also get grants for surveys and investigations.

Heritage Enterprise
Funding of £250K – £5m is available for Community Organisations to help restore neglected historic buildings and sites and put them to productive use to  sustain and transform the UK’s heritage.

Technology Developer Accelerator Programme
For SMEs who are developing cutting-edge automotive technology, products and services.facilitates this support by providing £100,000 of grant benefit, on a match funded basis.

Rural Community Energy Fund
A £1.35 million grant fund available to support community groups in rural areas across the North East and Yorkshire region develop renewable energy projects.

UK Research and Inovation
(UKRI) is the national funding agency investing in science and research in the UK. Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £6 billion.

Business Growth Grants
HEY Growth Hub Business Growth Grant provides 40% of project total costs Between £2500 and £12,500 for businesses to access specialist forms of advice to grow their business. 

Spark Fund
This European fund helps small to medium sized business to get their innovation or research projects off the ground through 3 match-funded schemes.

Manufacturing Growth Programme
An ERDF funded programme, grant funding towards the cost of support of implementing plans for manufacturing projects. Capital grants are available.

Industrial Fellowship
part of the Royal Society’s Industry programme, aims to enhance knowledge transfer in science and technology between those in industry and those in academia in the UK.

Vocational education and training funding
Erasmus+ is an EU programme for education, training, youth and sport. Each year, UK organisations involved in vocational education and training (VET) can apply.

OFFSHORE WIND SUPPLY CHAIN PROJECTS
£400,000 for projects that aim to improve the competitiveness of the existing UK supply chain and encourage the development of new products and services for the sector.

Customs declarations Grants
Find out what grants you can apply for to get funding for training and IT improvements if your business completes customs declarations in preparation for the UK leaving the EU.

RPDE Growth Programme
Grant funding for projects in England which create jobs and growth in the rural economy. There are 3 types of grant: Business development, Food processing, Rural tourism infrastructure.

DIT Internationalisation Fund
The Department for International Trade’s Internationalisation Fund  is now available for eligible Yorkshire businesses. Match-funded grants of between £1,000 and £9,000 are available for future activity .