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Key Funding Incentives

Black Country Growth Hub Access to Finance

The Black Country Growth hub provides up to date information on grant, loan and equity funding streams to support businesses in the Black Country. To view the latest information visit the Black Country Growth Hub website. Alternatively, call 01902 321 272 or email enquiries@bcgrowthhub.com

Development Funding via the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

The Black Country LEP has successfully bid for allocations of funding through the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and Public Works Loan Board (PWLB) for funding streams which will enable delivery of development throughout the Black Country. To find out more about available funding visit the BC LEP website.

Black Country Transformational Gold

Capital and Revenue Grants for transformational projects by SMEs in the four Black Country Local Authority areas supported by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

Black Country Transformational Gold (BCT GOLD) can provide capital and revenue grants of 30% of total transformational, job creation project costs.

The grants available range from £1,500 to £9,000.  Higher value grants to support a small number of exceptional transformational projects may be awarded at the discretion of the independent Investment Decision Group.

For further information click here

European Regional Development Fund
Dudley MBC Federation of Small Businesses Black Country Chamber of Commerce Black Country Growth Hub