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Business Funding & Support

A range of funding options exist to support businesses grow and prosper within the district and to simplify the process Huntingdonshire offers a free internet-based service to help businesses locate available funding schemes and business support.

By clicking the Search Facility box below you can sign up and:

  • Search one database containing hundreds of local, national & international funding streams.
  • Quickly identify eligibility criteria.
  • Set up tailored e-mail alerts to your specific requirement

Registration is a simple process and once registered you can return to the site as often as you like.

Click on the titles below for examples of support available:

RDPE Growth Programme - Grants for Small & Micro businesses

Funding for business development, food processing and rural tourism infrstructure projectswhich can assist constructing or improving buildings and buying new equipment and machinery from £50,000 - £170,000.

Signpost2grants - Capital Grant and business support

Designed to support the growth of micro or small to medium sized businesses in the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough area through a grant offer up to a maximum of £20,000 to support capital investment projects.

Business Energy Efficiency Cambridge & Peterborough Programme

Aims to provide support and grants to small businesses to help catalyse investment in energy efficiency initiatives, reduce carbon emissions,  operating costs whilst increase competitiveness, business growth and resilience. Support includes a fully funded on-site review and possibility of a capital grant – up to a maximum of 25% or £20,000.

Grant Funding for Apprenticeships

Small to medium sized businesses in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are eligible for up to £2,000 to support 16-24 year olds into employment through the Apprenticeship Programme.  Eligibility criteria requires the business to have fewer than 250 employees, commit to continously employ the apprentice for a minimum of 12 months, pay the legal minimum requirement and ensure training is delivered via a government backed training organisation. 

Business Growth Programme - Short Courses

Fully funded short courses to support your workforce to help develop people, drive performance and transform your business.  Provided by Ixion Holdings and delivered to small to medium sized businesses in the Greater Cambridge and Peterborough area, these short courses start at Level 3 and include Customer Service Excellence, Sales Techniques, Leadership & Management and Team Leading.

Further details can be supplied via contacting the team on 01245 254875 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via http://www.ixionholdings.com/