Funding opportunities

Current funding streams open for applications

Local Growth Funding

We are not currently accepting applications for Local Growth Funding (LGF). To keep up to date with news and opportunities about LGF, please sign up for our newsletter.

Incubator Support Fund

North East Investment Fund

The North East Investment Fund is currently open for applications. Find out more here.

European Funding


There are currently a number of opportunities for organisations to apply for European Funding that are listed below:

How to apply

Applicants should apply through the website, where you will find the full details and guidance notes.

If you would like to discuss a potential project or need help or support completing your application, all seven local authorities in the North East LEP area have a team who can help you.

European Social Fund (ESF) calls

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) calls

  • Food processing grants
  • Rural Tourism Infrastructure grants
  • Rural Tourism grants
European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) calls

Want to find out more about projects that the LEP has funded?

View our projects listing now