North West

This list was last updated on 16 May 2023. Use our ‘add source of funding’ form to have a programme added to this page.


  1. Anywhere in the UK
  2. England
  3. North West England

1 Anywhere in the UK

These support schemes and networks are available anywhere in the UK:

You can also search GOV.UK’s list of active funds that help businesses become greener, or the UK Research and Innovation’s list of business competitions that award grants for green projects.

You can go to the Federation of Small Businesses or your local chamber for advice.

2. England

The following grants, schemes and support programmes are available in England:

North West England

The following grants, schemes and loan programmes are available in the North West of England:

  • Chamber Low Carbon gives SMEs free ‘1-2-1’ consulting to improve energy efficiency and develop low carbon products. Must be based in Lancashire
  • Eco-I North West offers SMEs R&D funding, capital grants and collaboration with universities to help transition to a low carbon economy – must be located in Cumbria, Lancashire, Liverpool City Region, Cheshire & Warrington or Greater Manchester
  • Low Carbon Lake District gives SMEs matching funding up to £20,000 for low carbon energy generation, energy efficiency and sustainable transport – must be located or operate in the Lake District National Park area
  • GC Business Growth Hub provides fully funded resource efficiency support to SMEs located in Greater Manchester – includes a virtual Journey to Net Zero programme for SMEs that are at an early stage on their path to net zero emissions