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Assistance to Industry Grants



Assistance to Industry is part of Blackburn with Darwen’s capital programme and is used to award grants to companies which support the Authority’s corporate priority of creating jobs and supporting businesses in the Borough.

Assistance to Industry provides grant funding for growing companies in the Blackburn with Darwen area who are investing in:

  • Plant and machinery
  • Property improvements
  • Building expansions
  • Infrastructure improvements

Who is eligible?
Funding is available to manufacturing/production companies located in, or relocating into the Blackburn with Darwen area, who have an investment project which will lead to new jobs being created.

How much funding is available?
The maximum grant available to a company is 20% of the total eligible project costs, up to a maximum of £10,000.  This is also linked to the number of new jobs that the project will create.

Funding is available to companies in the manufacturing/production sectors where a project will lead to new job creation.

For more information, please contact Boost Business Lancashire on 0800 488 0057.