Funding

Our directory of various funding sources.

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BBSRC

BBSRC

We are one of seven Research Councils that work together as Research Councils UK (RCUK). We are funded by the Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). Our budget ...

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Agri-Tech Catalyst

Agri-Tech Catalyst

The £70m ‘Agri-Tech Catalyst‘ funding scheme has been launched to help businesses and researchers develop innovative solutions to global challenges in the agricultural technology (‘agri-tech’) sector. About the Competition The Agri-Tech Catalyst offers ...

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Innovate UK

Innovate UK

Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency We work with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy. ...

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The Henry Plumb Foundation

The Henry Plumb Foundation

We help young people to realise their dream of finding a future career in the farming and food industry. Started by Lord Henry Plumb, the Henry Plumb foundation provides financial ...

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Downing LLP

Downing LLP

Generalist Venture Capitalist with a specific interest in investing in a wide range of renewable energy and infrastructure sectors in the UK.

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Rainbow Seed Fund

Rainbow Seed Fund

The Rainbow Seed Fund is a £24m early-stage venture capital fund building and growing technology companies stemming from the UK’s research base. We help build companies from great science developed ...

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Countryside Productivity Scheme

Countryside Productivity Scheme

Farmers, woodland owners and forestry contractors can apply for grants under the Countryside Productivity Scheme. The Countryside Productivity Scheme is part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE). It’s ...

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Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF)

Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF)

The Fund The Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) is a venture capital fund which makes early-stage investments as equity or convertible loan between £25k and £750k alongside co-investors. The companies ...

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Bethnal Green Ventures

Bethnal Green Ventures

Europe’s leading early-stage tech for good Venture Capital. BGV invest in ambitious founders using technology to tackle big social and environmental problems that aim to radically improve millions of lives.

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Rural Development Programme for England: LEADER funding

Rural Development Programme for England: LEADER funding

LEADER funding is available to local businesses, communities, farmers, foresters and land managers. Find out how to apply for funding through Local Action Groups (LAGs). You can apply to your ...

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Local Globe

Local Globe

LocalGlobe is a venture capital firm that focuses on seed and impact investments, with a high profile track record.

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Five Seasons

Five Seasons

Food Tech Venture Capitalist. Mainly looking to invest in product and process innovation aimed at solving the global challenges of the food industry. Investment themes include: Shifting Diets: Better food and ...

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Armstrong Capital

Armstrong Capital

Armstrong Capital has a main focus to reduce the world’s reliance on non-renewable resources through renewable energy, battery technology, chemical recycling and resource efficient agriculture practices.

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Newton Fund

Newton Fund

The Newton Fund aims to promote the economic development and social welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the well being of communities. ...

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The Cotswolds LEADER Programme

The Cotswolds LEADER Programme

The acronym ‘LEADER’ derives from the French words “Liaison Entre Actions de Développement de l’Économique Rurale” which means, ‘Links between the rural economy and development actions’.  What separates it from other funding ...

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