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Regional Growth Fund

Compelling bids for competitive funds

Regional Growth Fund

The Government's Regional Growth Fund (RGF) aims to support private sector business growth in place economies which are overly dependent on public sector jobs. The Fund is competitive and open to private sector applicants and public-private partnerships which can deliver new job outputs and strong leverage of other investment alongside RGF.

GENECON led and advised on a broad range of RGF applications in Rounds 1, 2 and 3 of the Fund, and have prepared a number of successful bids including:

  • a major new confectionary manufacturing plant for Haribo in West Yorkshire;
  • a new agricultural machinery manufacturing facility for Alamo in the West Midlands;
  • expanded manufacturing capacity for DI(UK) in the North West to service the oil/gas industry;
  • an investment programme for the Daedalus Business Partnership to expand the aerospace and marine manufacturing sectors in the Solent
  • a business growth programme in Nottingham targeting key sectors in science and digital media;
  • an advanced manufacturing expansion programme for Sea Change Sussex in Hastings;
  • a marine sector growth programme on the Isle of Wight.

GENECON has developed a strong understanding of RGF criteria and procedures. We can advise on project and programme development and alignment to RGF objectives to ensure that proposals are robust and competitive, as well as preparing applications and all necessary supporting analysis.

We are now aligning our advisory team to support bids into Round 4 of RGF. If you have a project or programme and would like to discuss potential eligibility for RGF funding please contact a member of our team.