D2N2 - Digital Growth Programme Grant Scheme

Are you looking to invest in technology solutions for your business? If so grant funding could be for you! 

The technology grant scheme aims to provide financial support in exploiting existing technology solutions or, with the introduction of new systems and software, to assist with the implementation of new digital resources to improve business performance and productivity to grow your organisation.

Technology grants from £2,000 to £16,000 are available through the scheme. All grants must be 60% match-funded by the business, details of the scheme and application process can be found on our guidance notes.

Are you eligible?
If you would like to apply for grant funding, applicants must as a minimum:

  • Register with the programme
  • Be trading for at least 12 months at the time of application
  • Be located within, or locating to, Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham or Nottinghamshire
  • Employ less than 250 full time equivalent (FTE) employees and have either a turnover ≤ €50 million or a balance sheet ≤ €43 million at the time of full application
  • Demonstrate the commercial viability of the project and how it will improve business performance and productivity
  • Look to generate new, sustainable jobs based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham or Nottinghamshire

For more information please contact the your local Grant Managing Partner: 

City of Derby and County of Derbyshire  
Rich Bruford - rich.bruford@emc-dnl.co.uk

City of Nottingham 
John Connelly - john.connelly@nottinghamcity.gov.uk 

County of Nottinghamshire 
Patricia Burke - patricia.burke@nottscc.gov.uk 

Register your interest

To apply for the technology grant you will need to register your interest and you must confirm ERDF eligibility by completing the programme registration process. Once approved, we will provide you with a link to complete the Grant Expression of Interest.

Take the next step!

Once you are registered with the programme you can attend our workshops and seminars and find out the latest in digital technology and learn techniques in how to grow your business.