Local Growth Funding

Our latest Local Growth Deal published in July 2016 is available for you to read.

Local Growth Funding is delivered through the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Growth Deal. This is a deal with Government to support key capital investments that deliver jobs and growth. Our Growth Deal is currently valued at £145.9m to be delivered between 2015 and 2021.

Bioeconomy Growth Fund

As part of our Local Growth Fund, funding of up to £10m was made available from our Bioeconomy Growth Fund to grow our area’s businesses.

The Bioeconomy Growth Fund was made available to the sector which provides a low carbon, renewable alternative to our fossil fuel based economy.

Applications for the first round of funding opened on Thursday 08 September and closed October 8th.

The second round of our Bioeconomy Growth Fund opened in December 2016 and is now closed. You can read more about what it involved and eligibility here.

The deadline for expressions of interest of the second round was 5th Jan and full application submission was on the 20th Feb 2017.