Smaller Loans

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Smaller loans from £25,000 - £100,000

Whether you are an entrepreneur wishing to start your own business, or an early stage or more established small business looking to grow you may find it difficult obtaining the finance you need.

Smaller loans can be used to fill the funding gap for growth and development projects.

How to apply

  1. Go to the fund manager’s website by clicking the box below.
  2. Make an enquiry directly to the fund manager.
  3. The fund manager will contact you to talk through your funding requirement.
  4. The fund manager may ask for more information and a formal application or pitch deck.
  5. The fund manager will evaluate your application and make the investment decision.

Have a question? Read our Frequently Asked Questions

Funds Available

Smaller Loans

£25,000 - £100,000

North West - Liverpool City Region, Lancashire, Cumbria

Visit the River Capital Website

Smaller Loans

£25,000 - £100,000

North West - Cheshire and Warrington, Greater Manchester

Visit the GC Business Finance Website

Smaller Loans

£25,000 - £100,000

North East

Visit the NEL Website

Smaller Loans

£25,000 - £100,000

Yorkshire & Humber

Visit the BEF Website

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II – Newcastle Roadshow

Thursday 18th April 2024, 09.30 – 12.00
St James’ Park, Strawberry Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4ST

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II – Manchester Roadshow

Wednesday 24th April 2024, 09.30 – 12.00
No 1, Circle Square, 3 Symphony Park, Manchester, M1 7FS

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II – Sheffield Roadshow

Tuesday 30th April 2024, 09.30 – 12.00
Electric Works, Sheffield Digital Campus, 3 Concourse Way, Sheffield, S1 2BJ

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II – Liverpool City Region Roadshow

Thursday 9th May 2024, 09.30 – 12.30
Daresbury Laboratory, Sci-Tech Daresbury, Keckwick Lane, Daresbury, WA4 4AD

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II – Hull Roadshow

Thursday 23rd May 2024, 09.30 – 12.30
Ferens Art Gallery, Queen Victoria Square, Carr Ln, Hull, HU1 3RA

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II – Lancashire Roadshow

Thursday 20th June 2024, 09.30 – 12.30
AMRC North West, Roy Chadwick Way, Samlesbury Enterprise Zone, Mellor Brook, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7HP

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