Manchester Growth Company

The grant fund provides capital investment to support you to grow through export-led projects. The grant is available for up to a maximum of £500,000 and will provide funding towards capital equipment, product development, skills, training and international consultancy outgoings.



All projects must be completed by 31 May 2017.

To cover the cost of an independent financial appraisal, which is part of the due diligence process for grant funding, there is a fee of £1,500 for all successful applications.

All grant applicants need to include:

Please note: administrative fees are not payable to Manchester Growth Company and grant funding will only be paid on receipt of suitable evidence of eligible expenditure.


Funding requirements

If you are successful, you will need to:

The scheme is overseen by a private sector board, who evaluate every application.


How to access the service

Interested companies should complete and submit an expression of interest below. Alternatively, please call Kate Simcock on 0161 237 4219 or email for further information. 


The Greater Manchester Export Fund is supported by the Regional Growth Fund.