Have a look through our finance support options


No matter whether you’re thinking of starting a new enterprise or looking to grow an established business, getting affordable finance can be challenging in today’s financial marketplace.

Invest in Bradford works with a number of specialist partners to ensure you have the best options available for your working and investment capital needs.

We have access to a range of finance options, some designed for general business financing and others designed for specialist needs such as grants for Research and Development and financial assistance to purchase Professional Services as part of a business development project.

Most financial institutions want to see a very robust business case as part of their lending decision making process so it’s important this is reflected in your own business planning. We can help.

As a first step you might consider reviewing your current position, this will help identify issues you may want to discuss with our business support team, you might find it useful to have a look through our finance support options by clicking our partners logos on the right of the page.

One of the current schemes available in Leeds City Region is the LEP grant which provides grants of between £10,000 and £250,000 to small and medium sized businesses who are based in the Leeds City Region, or planning to invest here, your project must create permanent new jobs in the Region which covers the local authority areas of Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield and York, more information about the scheme can be found a clicking on the Leeds City Region logo on this page.

Another of the current schemes available is the Leeds City Region Revolving Investment Fund, local authorities in Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield, Kirklees, York, Harrogate and Calderdale have committed in excess of £20 million loan funding for commercially viable, private sector led infrastructure and construction projects in the Leeds City Region. Projects eligible for support include new homes, delivering new energy infrastructure, new factories and commercial buildings, where conventional sources of funding are insufficient and/or unavailable, full details of the scheme can be accessed from the link on this page.

Should you need any further information or wish to discuss your finance needs please contact Invest in Bradford on 01274 437727 or at INFO@INVESTINBRADFORD.COM.

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