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We regularly identify funding opportunities for businesses and communicate these through our Business Bulletin and social media channels. Below is a list of organisations providing financial support to businesses.

British Business Bank

The British Business Bank is a government-owned business development bank dedicated to making finance markets work better for smaller businesses.

EM3 Funding Finder

The EM3 Funding Finder is a tool to help businesses find external funding. It links to the latest funding announcements from

Enterprise M3 Funding Escalator

Managed by The FSE Group on behalf of Enterprise M3 LEP, Funding Escalator I and II is a combined £15m initiative that provides the following funding to eligible companies for activities that will deliver high-growth and employment opportunities:

  • an expansion loan scheme
  • a short-term loan scheme
  • an equity growth fund.

Find a Grant

The government's Find a Grant service allows you to search government grants.

Find finance

Hampshire Chamber of Commerce can help you find, compare and apply for all types of business finance, from asset and property through to invoice and unsecured loans. In collaboration with the Rangewell Platform, they have access to thousands of loan products from over 300 lenders.

Start Up Loans

Start Up Loans offer personal loans for business purposes to help entrepreneurs start up their venture. They are available to anyone who is considering setting up a business or has been trading for up to 24 months. For more information visit the Start Up Loans website.

Other resources

Take a look at our green funding page for information on grants that can help you with climate change and achieving net zero.

You can also find finance and support for your business on the government website.