Support Programmes

We understand the challenges businesses face to be a success in the county. As a result, Business Durham has developed a range of programmes to meet those challenges head-on.

 

 

Durham Business Opportunities Programme (DBOP)

Helping County Durham businesses grow and prosper by linking them with tangible opportunities, like a new contract, finding new premises, a new supplier or perhaps some investment.

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County Durham Growth Fund

The County Durham Growth Fund was launched in April 2019 and is an £8.9m capital grant scheme for small and medium-sized businesses in County Durham.

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Digital Drive County Durham

Digital Drive County Durham offers a programme of digital support for SME’s in County Durham. Businesses can access a range of fully funded resources and activities to help them become more digitally resilient, productive and competitive.

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Finance Durham

Finance Durham is a £20m investment fund from Durham County Council and managed by Business Durham and administered by Maven Capital Partners which will help businesses in County Durham grow creating thousands of jobs.

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Durham City Incubator

If you have a Durham-based business that’s been trading less than twelve months or you’re looking to launch an ambitious, potential high-growth start-up, you and your team can join the Durham City Incubator (DCI) – a six-month fully-funded programme to help you grow your business.

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Powered By People

In Durham, our people make the difference. Here, you will find a uniquely supportive and collaborative community of loyal individuals with rigour and resilience, intelligence and ideas, humour and humility; qualities and character that make businesses great.

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Key Account Management

Key Account Management is a key service for both UK and foreign-owned companies that are strategic to the region.

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