The Humber LEP operates two programmes for businesses seeking funding for growth:

Growing the Humber

Our flexible grants programme can support many different types of business in the Humber area.

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Business Loan Fund

Our loan fund can support businesses making capital investments in the Humber area.

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Other sources of funding

Green Port Hull

Green Port Hull has a grants  programme to support  businesses in the renewable energy, green technology, engineering and low carbon sectors, with investment projects that will increase productivity, skills and employment.

More details of the funding  can be found on the Green Port  website –

TATA Support Fund

Businesses in North Lincolnshire can access a £3m fund set up to support those linked directly or indirectly with the TATA supply chain.

Further information is available on the

European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF)

The EMFF re-launched its grant programme for businesses operating in the fisheries sector on 18th January 2016.

Applications are welcome for  funding  related to the  processing  of fishery and aquaculture products. More details about this funding can be found on the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) website –

European Structural and Investment Funds

The latest calls for European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) in the Humber are now open for applications from organisations proposing to deliver projects that meet the call criteria. The funds include funding from European Social Fund (ESF), European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

The live calls are posted on the Government’s website –

More information about the ESIF programme can be found here – European Structural and Investment Funds Strategy 

Growth Hub

You can find out about other sources of funding on our Growth Hub website –  Business Growth Hub