Get up to £2800 of funding for your business - Apply online

NBSL are an enterprise agency based in Northumberland. We run funding programmes that help North East businesses by providing grants for business improvement. We also help people based in Northumberland to start their own business.

Start a business

If you're thinking about starting your own business, let us help.

Grow a business

A range of programmes and funding for people trying to grow a North East business.

Learn about business

Courses, workshops and online guides to help you with setting up and running a business.


Does your business provide services to North East companies?

If you provide business support services like marketing, business planning, human resources or financial planning find out how you could register with us to offer a grant of up to £2800 to your clients for work that you do for them.

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Our Programmes

We support businesses from start up to growth.

Our unique support programmes can provide help no matter what stage your business is at.

Business Bullets


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