Financial Support

Find out about grants and other alternative funding options available via Harborough District Council, Central government and via our business support partners across Leicestershire and nationally.

The Economic Development Team have access to Grant Finder so we can search for suitable grants. Please complete this form with the details of your requirements and someone will get in touch.

If you would like to talk to someone in the Economic Development Team about grants or you would like support to apply, please email

The Midlands Investment

The Midlands Investment, supported by the European Regional Development Fund, provides commercially focussed finance through Small Business Loans, Debt Finance, Proof of concept and Equity Finance funds. The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) aims to transform the finance landscape for smaller businesses in the Midlands and to realise the region’s potential to achieve economic growth through enterprise. MEIF is a collaboration between the British Business Bank and ten Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in the West Midlands and East and South Midlands.

MEIF provides over £250m of investment to boost small and medium business (SME) growth in the Midlands.