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The main Regional Growth Fund is not currently opened for applications. The results of round four of the Fund are expected to be announced in July 2013.
The LEP recently launched its own £20m Business Growth Programme, funded through the Government's Regional Growth Fund, in February 2013. To be eligible, projects must create jobs and recipients will be expected to provide match finance.
For full application guidance click here
Other ways to obtain RGF
A number of commercial banks and other national organisations have received government funding through the Regional Growth Fund to support small businesses:
CDFA wholesale loan fund
HSBC Assisted Asset Purchase Scheme
NatWest Regional Growth Fund programme
RBS Regional Growth Fund programme
Santander’s Mezzanine Scheme
NEN/ Barclays - Start-up Edge
For a full list of Regional Growth Fund programmes operating across the UK, click here
Click on the link to download a case study of successful RGF-funded company, Surgical Innovations, a leading manufacturer of medical devices based in Leeds. For case studies of other companies that have secured Regional Growth Funding, please click here