Give your clients access to £3200 of business funding towards their next project.

If you're a provider of business development services to businesses in the North East, funding from our North East Business Support Fund could help your clients to get the maximum benefit from what you do.

The type of projects that we fund.

There are a wide variety of projects that we can fund, from marketing to human resources consultancy. The list below covers the general areas, but we're happy to look at other projects to see if they fit into our funding criteria.

  • Business growth planning
  • Strategy Development
  • Change Management
  • Business Expansion Planning
  • Product development / diversification
  • Developing Quality Management Systems
  • Process improvement systems
  • Marketing planning
  • Web design / development
  • Accessing new markets
  • Succession planning
  • HR Strategy planning and development
  • Design costs for marketing
  • Financial restructuring

Client eligibility.

In order for your clients to access funding, they'll need to run a business based in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear or County Durham with plans to grow turnover and/or employ more staff. 

Register with us as a provider.

Before you can work with your client on a funded project, you need to register with us:

Register as a provider

or call us on 01670 813322 if you'd like to speak to one of the NEBSF team about a client project.


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 £3200 to your clients for work that you do for them.

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