Business Growth Programme

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Business Growth Programme 2 (BGP2)

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The Business Growth Programme 2 (BGP2) is open to small to medium businesses (SMEs) which are based within, or locating to, the Greater Birmingham and Solihull or the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) areas.

The grant is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is administered by Birmingham City Council (BCC).

The assistance from BGP2 is in the form of a grant contribution of between £10k - £1m for existing businesses (more than 6 months trading) for:

  • innovative production processes,
  • relocation and growth of SME's: 
  • capital equipment,
  • relocation and expansion,
  • improvement of production processes and systems,
  • new product development,
  • marketing costs,
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM),
  • development of new markets.

Funding is subject to availability and eligibility criteria, details of which can be found by visiting

Applications must be submitted within the Funding Rounds specified on the above webpage.

If you would like to discuss this programme in further detail please contact: Lorraine Farley, Email: 

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