You could access up to 40% funding for business improvement projects costing between £2,500 and £8,000 (maximum grant of £3,200) - you can use the grant for almost any type of business support that will help your business to grow - from marketing and web design to financial or human resources planning.

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Apply for a fully funded place on a two day Masterclasses run by local experts. Find out how to grow your Social Media presence, how to develop a better Marketing Strategy or even explore the top Business Growth Planning strategies - the choice is yours.


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Please note: County Durham businesses can apply for a Grant and/or a place on a fully funded Masterclass.

Find out how some other County Durham Businesses have grown thanks to NEBSF Funding.

Dental business takes bite out of grant funding

A DENTAL hygiene supplies specialist is all smiles after new grant funding helped it take a bigger bite out of its online market. Barnard Castle-based Aura Infection Control – which trades under Quality Water Specialists – accessed the North East Business Support Fund to help it enhance its digital profile and open up new online markets.

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New investment adds up for accountants

A DESIRE for digital dynamism has driven a North East accountancy firm to be among the first to access new business support funding. A vibrant, modern company with traditional strengths and values, Harlands Accountants accessed a grant from the North East Business Support Fund (NEBSF), to increase its digital profile and drive new business.

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Funding is provided by the European
Regional Development Fund 2014-20

Providers

Register your business as an NBSL provider and stay up to date with the latest funding information.

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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We support businesses from start up to growth.

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

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