Much needed grant funding, expertly delivered by those nice people at

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9 years of support for North East businesses

The North East Business Support Fund has been helping North East SME’s to grow and develop for almost a decade. The fund is the longest established business support programme in the region, delivered by the fabulous team of expert business support people at NBSL.

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Over 4000 businesses funded

We’re proud to have helped so many businesses, but what’s more important is that over 97% of our clients are thrilled by the support we’ve given them – and we can see from their feedback just how much our help matters to them. 

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More than £5.2m in grants

Businesses across the North East have received more than £5m in support which has led to over 1000 jobs being created or safeguarded, with the fund generating £3 of benefit for every £1 invested.

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More than 500 people on a Bitesize Business session

It’s not just funding towards projects either, Bitesize Business is a unique, fully funded series of knowledge packed sessions to help build your business confidence.