Business Funding available in Dorset

As well as the usual sources of business funding and finance, there are a number of other sources available in Dorset at the moment (Oct 2014). These include:
 

North Dorset Economic Growth Fund

Grants of up to £5,000, although larger grants will be considered in exceptional circumstances. Further details at www.dorsetforyou.com/398154.
 

Bournemouth Community Finance Initiative

Business Loans available in Bournemouth – contact Ian Nance on 01202 451442.
 

Dorset Growth Hub

Information and help on Business Funding available here www.dorsetgrowthhub.co.uk/financing-business/.
 

Alternative Sources of Finance

The AltFi website provides useful news and information about the alternative finance sector including crowd funding at www.altfi.com.
 

Further Business Finance links here www.dormen.org.uk/links/#busfin.