The North East Business Support Fund is not currently available in Tees Valley but we are able to offer support to help businesses develop the people leading and managing businesses in the area.

Business Compass Leadership and Management Programme (delivered by NBSL)

This Funding Programme has been designed to encourage the growth ambitions of Tees Valley SMEs by providing grant funding for Projects that can increase leadership and management capability or capacity.

What types of project can be funded?

Eligible Projects – external provision of coaching, mentoring or knowledge transfer relating to any business discipline that will improve the capability and/or capacity of leaders and / or managers

Grant Offer – up to 40% funding towards Projects costing between £2,500 and £5,000.

Apply for support

To find out more about the programme please go to and click the “Register your Interest” button.

Partners Offering this Support