The North East Business Support Fund is available until at least June 2015. Businesses can apply to this fund to access high quality external expertise to support or deliver business improvement or growth projects. 40% funding is available, to a maximum of up to £1,400, for projects such as expansion planning, web design / development, marketing/brand design, introducing quality management systems, marketing strategy development and product development.
Leader and some capital grant funding will be available through NCC from the new financial year 2015 – please send a brief project description using the email address above and they will be in touch with more details of schemes as soon as they are clarified. Look at the website for further information.