The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership has now
formally closed as a registered limited company.

To stay updated on the latest economic developments throughout the region, we encourage you to visit the South East Midlands Growth Hub. The SEM Growth Hub also provides free business advice and guidance to all businesses, manages funding and grant programmes and has an extensive resource library where businesses can find additional support.

Visit the South East Midlands Growth Hub here

You can still continue to browse the SEMLEP website, and contact
all employees using their existing email addresses.

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SEMLEP is responsible for securing and overseeing the spend of two main sources of growth funding for the South East Midlands: The Local Growth Fund (Growth Deal) and European Funding. Through our Growth Hubs, we provide advice and information on access to finance and grant programmes to support businesses wanting to invest, innovate, expand and grow local jobs.

 

The Government awarded a total of £265million to the South East Midlands SEMLEP area from 2015 to 2021 for capital projects to support growth. The Local Growth Fund is investing in 50+ projects that increase jobs, learner numbers, or opens up land for employment space or homes.

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The South East Midlands was allocated £117million* from the 2014-20 European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) Growth Programme. This programme invests in projects that promote growth, jobs and social inclusion. It comprises European Regional Development Fund, European Social Fund and European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.

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SEMLEP’s Growth Hubs can advise and direct you to appropriate finance and funding options for your business. Through European funding, there are a number of projects that provide funding to assist SME competitiveness and growth.

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community grant connections
Community Grants

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Grant funding for community projects that support individuals who are currently unemployed to take up training, volunteering or get back into work.

Growing Places
Fund

In 2012, SEMLEP was allocated £18.7 million to provide loans in response to competitive bids from public and private sector bodies to invest in infrastructure to deliver growth. With the integration with NEP, SEMLEP has taken responsibility for NEP's GPF allocation of £5.8m.

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Regional Growth
Fund

SEMLEP secured £1.75m from the Regional Growth Fund to develop and deliver business support, including grants for through Velocity Growth Hub. SEMLEP also manages NEP legacy high-performance technology RGF programme, 54 projects were supported with £2.1million. This funding stream is now closed.

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