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Do you need investment to help your business scale?

Power up your growth through our 50% match grant funding opportunities, designed to unlock your growth acceleration.

If you are a small or medium sized enterprise looking to scale and accelerate your growth in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, you could be eligible for grant funding and strategic business growth support with Growth Works.

Alongside strategic business growth, they offer up to 50% match funding, with no set maximum. Grant amounts are dependent on job creation as a result of your accelerated growth.


This investment gives you the opportunity to benefit from subsidised fees for external professional services or capital purchases.


Revenue grants
Grant funding to invest in strategic growth expertise or services.

No set maximum. 50% match funding.

Examples include:


  • Software development
  • Digital platform development
  • Marketing and sales consultancy
  • New product developmet
  • Intellectual property development
  • Financial planning
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Leadership and management development
Capital grants
Grant funding to invest in equipment or other capital purchases.

Minimum £250k. 50% match funding.

Examples include:


  • New machinery
  • Expanding your premises
  • Software licenses
  • New specialist equipment

What businesses are saying….

I honestly thought it sounded too good to be true! However I can assure it is not! The whole process from start to finish has been so simple and Maxine has guided us through the whole process and has been so patient with any questions we have had.
Sarah Chatterton

Green Energy Switch

To be competitive, it is essential that a new digital strategy was implemented. Growth Works have been able to help us greatly by offering this funding to help us deliver our new marketing strategy. The process was surprisingly easy and straightforward
Jordan Buttigieg

Ideal Power Ltd

Is the grant right for your business?

Our team will work with you and guide you through every step of the application process.

To qualify for the grant funding, our baseline criteria is that your business must be growing fast or having high growth potential and:

  • Have 3-249 employees
  • Be located in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough
  • Balance sheet less than €43m (approx. £38m)
  • Annual turnover less than €50m (approx. £44m)

Take a moment to complete an online diagnostic and a Growth Advisor will be in touch to guide you through next steps.


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Meet the team

Chris George<br />
Growth Hub Manager

Chris George

Growth Hub Manager

Chris is an experienced professional with over 30 years knowledge and experience in sales and marketing in the public sector along with 15 years working for two mainstream automotive manufacturers in the sub 10,000 fleet. Delivered sustainable change in a vast range of industries, whilst constantly updating and developing core competencies and knowledge.

Working in the Local Authority sector for the last 15 years has resulted in Chris turning around failing territories to becoming some of the best performing areas in the country, with excellent stakeholder engagement and a passion for premium delivery. Outside of work, Chris is a keen gardener, and also likes property restoration and reading.

Ashleigh Jackson<br />
Growth Hub Business Advisor

Ashleigh Jackson

Growth Hub Business Advisor

A proven senior influencer and sales professional with more than 25 years’ experience in brand building and driving category growth within the private sector.

“I have a strong research background, alongside vast experience in sponsorship and corporate events management.

My work has initiated good working partnerships with many Local Authorities across Hertfordshire, Essex, Cambridgeshire and London. I have also worked with many multi-national brands including KPMG, Barclays, EasyJet, Kingston Smith LLP, London Stansted Airport, Morgan Sindall and Heineken. I’m proud to be able to enhance on the work we do here at the CPCA Growth Hub and build on many success stories.

Away from the business, health and fitness is important to me, being in the great outdoors, and enjoying fun times and relaxation with family and friends”.

Stuart Thomas<br />
Growth Hub Business Advisor

Stuart Thomas

Growth Hub Business Advisor

Stuart is a former small business owner and former Business Link Advisor and has also worked as a project manager for an international IT company, overseeing a large number of IT projects for large corporate enterprises, as well as large public sector organisations.

Stuart has served as a director for an international timber trading company and has also been a director of a local independent radio station, where he mentored a number of new staff. Prior to this he spent time as a secondary school teacher, teaching IT and business studies at both GCSE and A level.

Liana Sannah Growth Hub Business Analyst

Liana Sannah

Growth Hub Business Analyst

Liana is an experienced professional with over 15 years’ experience as an Executive Assistant. Liana has previously been employed by Warner bros, Daily Mirror, Aviva and AXA. These roles have given her a wide range of skills and in a vast range of industries.

Liana has been working in the Local Authority sector for almost three years, as a Growth hub advisor and producing the Monthly BEIS report. In her leisure time, Liana enjoys cooking, interior design and watching movies.