Grants and government support

Grants: the basics

Finding a grant that suits your business and what makes a business eligible to receive one

Government support for businesses

Government support available to businesses, including financial support, advice, information and skills training

Business support finder

Search our database of business grants, loans, expertise and advice that your business may be eligible for

Government guaranteed lending schemes

This interactive tool determines eligibility for government guaranteed lending schemes

Innovation, research and development grants

Overview of grants and other support available for research and development, and innovation

Support networks and facilities for innovation and R&D

Enterprise organisations and groups that can help your business with innovation, research and development

Find support for inventors

The key sources of help and advice available for inventors and innovative businesses developing ideas

Work with UK universities and colleges

Government-sponsored research and development programmes can help make your business more competitive