Next Round Of Regional Growth Fund Available

Businesses Urged To Prepare Bids For Next Regional Growth Fund Round

Businesses are encouraged to get their applications ready to apply for funding from the next round of the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) that opens on 11 October 2013.

Round 5 of the RGF will focus entirely on private enterprise proposals, with high quality projects that can generate significant private sector investment and create sustainable jobs.  To help businesses with their applications, there will be a number of events and Expression of Interest days around the country commencing 11 October to help answer questions on Round 5 aswell as advice on how to submit a strong bid.

The Midlands Briefing event takes place on 14th November 2013 at the Birmingham & Midland Institute, and the Expression of Interest meeting on 21 November at Victoria Square House.  For more information, including details on how to reserve your place at the Briefing event and/or secure an Expression of Interest session please click here.

Additionally, Lord Heseltine, Chair of the Independent Advisory Panel for the RGF has compiled his top five tips for those interested in submitting a bid in Round 5.  To view these Top Tips click here.

The previous Rounds of the Regional Growth Fund have already been successful in the creation of thousands of jobs, so we would recommend companies look carefully at how the Fund could help them grow, and apply as soon as possible as applications will close on 9 December 2013.

Please contact our team of experienced advisors if wish to discuss your proposed application in more detail or require assistance with the completion of your Expression of Interest form.  All discussions will be dealt with in strict confidence.