News - 21 June 2023

D2N2 Economic Growth Fund: deadline for submissions extended to 30 June 2023

D2N2 LEP launched on 18 May a call for new capital projects to help deliver on economic growth – our Economic Growth Fund. We are announcing today that the deadline for submissions to this fund has been extended by one week to Friday 30th June 2023.

The LEP has available a £2.6m grant fund to support key strategic capital investments across the D2N2 region. All projects must involve capital expenditure which delivers an end asset related to the generation of jobs, homes and/or learners; no revenue submissions will be accepted to this funding round. All funding applications should be capped at a minimum investment value of £500k from D2N2 funding and a maximum value of £2.6m. All applications must demonstrate value for money from the project and align to the principles of the HM Treasury Green Book.

For further information, see our news release announcing the launch of the Economic Growth Fund, including an overview of the Fund and project application form.


Expression of interest documentation publicised, and consultation process opened – 18th May 2023

Consultation for project sponsors closed – 9th June 2023

Submission deadline for all bids – extended to 30th June 2023 (5pm)

Scoring process finalised – extended to 21st July 2023

Projects informed of outcomes – extended to 28th July 2023



All queries should be directed to

Please ensure that all applications are sent to by 5pm on Friday 30th June

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