Access to the most up to date information about the latest sources of finance, investment and support is crucial to successful businesses, especially ambitious growth-orientated entrepreneurial SMEs.


As the body set up to co-ordinate and manage the redeployment of legacies from the region's historical investment funds for the benefit of SMEs, their core objectives are:

  • To maximise the legacy of investment funds under their control.
  • Provide thought leadership, research and communicaiton around issues of Access to Finance for SMEs.
  • To redeploy and leverage monies to help develop success funds to the current Finance for Business North East fund.

As their name suggests, they help businesses in our region access finance by signposting investment and funding, providing details of available business support and developing new funding sources.

The North East Access to Finance guide is the definitive annual guide of it's kind in the region.
It includes information on:

Take a look at the NEA2F Guide and make sure you keep up to date with the best options for you...