Business Growth Fund

If you are a small or medium-sized business, investment of between £2 million and £10 million is available for ambitious entrepreneurs who are running growing UK companies, for a minority stake in your company

If you are a small business looking to grow, funding from the Business Growth Fund could help you unlock your ambitions. By providing you with growth capital, the fund could give you the long-term stability you need to carry out your strategic plans, creating a solid base for growth.


The Business Growth Fund offers loans and equity investment from private investors to help you grow your business.

As well as offering growth capital – long-term funding to help you complete your strategic plans – the Business Growth Fund also offers financial advice; helping you find the optimal financial structure for your business and create a sustainable corporate plan.

Am I eligible?

The Business Growth Fund is looking to invest in:

  • British businesses with a good track record, a proven business model and a desire to grow
  • businesses looking for between £2 million and £10 million of growth capital for a minority equity stake and a board seat
  • privately-owned and AIM-listed businesses, typically with a turnover of between £5 million and £100 million
  • all business sectors, with the exception of regulated financial services and property development.

Please visit the Business Growth Fund’s criteria page to explore the full criteria and check if your business is eligible for support.

How to apply

You can contact the Business Growth Fund directly to find out more and apply for funding. 

Get in touch for advice or support

Get in touch with our Business Support Service and we can help you find the right support for your business needs. You can call us on 0113 348 1818 or email us for more information.