ERDF Growth Hub


ERDF Growth Hub

Eligible businesses can access a great package of free support including

  • Business review leading to a personalised action plan
  • One-to-one expert advice across a range of specialisms (marketing, sales, production, HR, finance, digital and more)
  • Action plan implementation subsidy (more information here)
  • Cumbria Forum development programme link (more information here)
  • Family Business Network (more information here)
  • Funding search tool (more information here)
  • Supply chain support (more information here)


ERDF eligible small & medium sized businesses (up to 250 full time equivalent employees) can access at least 12 hours advice or the subsidy equivalent.

Please note some sector exclusions do apply.

Contact us today for help and advice on starting or growing your business on 0844 257 8450

If you’re not eligible for ERDF we do have some funding available to support other businesses.

More information is available here

The project is receiving £2,528,767 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020, with a £5,057,533 project total. The Department for Communities and Local Government (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations.

For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding