Business Growth Programme – Funding Round 16

Round 16 of the £33m Business Growth Programme (BGP) is open for applications to help grow your business and create new jobs.

The Programme is available for businesses trading directly with other businesses and is delivered in partnership with the Greater Birmingham and Solihull, The Marches and Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire LEP areas.

Currently over 214 businesses have been supported with a total of £16m of investment creating over 650 new jobs. With many of these companies giving successful feedback.

“Our business is growing rapidly and we were outgrowing our current premises. This grant has enabled us to expand our current workspace, take on more staff and meet the growing demand for our products.”

“Overall the investment has enabled us to sustain our intended growth and allowed us further business development and sales generation.”

“It was refreshing to have such a simple process and we were able to complete the application paperwork in just a short space of time.”

Grant funding can be between £10k up to £167k to support your project. Funding can be granted towards: capital expenditure, new product development, market development, building information modelling, relocation and expansion, site investigation, site preparation and building and construction.

For further information visit Or contact the Grants Hotline at 0121 464 6456 or email