Below you will find local funding providers in the North East as well as other contacts who can offer business support.

  • Funding of up to 40% towards marketing & web design etc from providers NBSL & Digital Drive.
  • Fund manager NEL which are committed to strengthening our local economy by providing tailored funding solutions to small and medium-sized businesses right across the North East of England.
  • Business Durham which is the economic development organisation for County Durham, delivering the environment for business and economic growth.
  • BEEP team have been brought together to help County Durham’s SMEs achieve financial savings through energy efficiency and energy awareness

 The North East Rural Growth Network supported the creation of the digital enterprise hub by awarding a capital grant to the project. The RGN secured £6 million capital investment from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) Growth Deal – Local Growth Fund in 2015 to support businesses in the rural areas of Durham, Gateshead and Northumberland until 2020.