The following is a list of other funding agencies and funding opportunities. This is not a complete list, and other sources are also available.


Provider Description

Innovate UK

Innovate UK run a varied range of government funding competitions including Enterprise Europe Network -expert advice for small businesses in the Greater London area looking to commercialise new ideas and succeed in international markets.

The National Lottery Community Fund

Lottery fund grants for community initiatives up to £100k

Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants

Funding to support individual artists, community and cultural organisations

Princes Trust Grants

Development awards for 18-30 year old

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Funding for arts, education and heritage projects

Loans and other financial providers

Provider  Description

Better Business Finance - UK

Better Business Finance provides access to finance providers across UK.

Big Issue Invest - UK

Loans for established social enterprises who’ve been operating for at least 24 months between £20k - 3M

Fair Business Loans

Fair Finance: Small unsecured business loans for SME's trading 24 months or longer from £10-30k



Fredericks Foundation

Business start-up and growth loans up to £35K

Funding Circle

Peer to peer loans for established businesses up to £500k


Small business finance provider up to £200k

Lombard Business Loans

Asset finance



The Start Up Loans Company

Loans up to £25,000

365 Business Finance

Up to £200k

EU funding

Provider Description
Horizon 2020 Funding for research or innovation that's ground breaking, improves European research standards or responds to challenges like climate change or food security.

Advice, information and guidance

Provider Description
London Business Hub Support, resources and events for London businesses

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