Leics - Technology Grants

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

The Digital Growth Programme grant scheme provides financial support with the introduction of new systems and software to improve business performance and productivity. Grants from £2,000 to £25,000 are available subject to conditions. SMEs can receive up to 35% funding towards the total cost of the project, the other 65% must be match-funded by the business. You will need to have a project valued between £5,715 (£2,000 grant) and £71,430 (£25,000 grant). Details of the scheme and application process can be found on our guidance notes

Are you eligible?

To qualify you must:

  • Register with the programme
  • Be trading for at least 12 months at the time of application
  • Be located within, or locating to, Leicester or Leicestershire
  • Employ less than 250 employees and a turnover ≤ €50 million or a balance sheet ≤ €43 million
  • Demonstrate how the project will improve business performance and productivity
  • Look to generate new, sustainable jobs based in Leicester or Leicestershire

How do I apply?

Take a look at our infographic which provides a step by step guide of how to access our grant.

Here are what some of our businesses have said about the grants they have received 

For more information please contact the Nancy Mayeka on 07776 597 974  or email Nancy.Mayeka@emc-dnl.co.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.