Investments - Our Funds - Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund (NCRF)

NCRF is a £3.1m blended fund from the Department for Culture Media and Sport.
The fund aims to support the development and growth of creative and cultural businesses across the North, that deliver social impact.



Must be an incorporated business that works in the creative and cultural sector (from games design to theatres) that delivers and can evidence social impact as a by-product of its core work.

Unusually for Key Fund, this includes commercially focused businesses as well as community/social enterprises.

Must be based/or operate substantially within one of the 11 most Northern Local Enterprise Partnership areas, which are:


1. Cheshire and Warrington
2. Cumbria
3. Greater Manchester
4. Humber
5. Lancashire
6. Leeds City Region
7. Liverpool City Region
8. North East
9. Sheffield City Region
10. Tees Valley
11. York, North Yorkshire and East Riding

The Fund Offer:

Does this fund sound like the one for you?

Please note: Our Investment Team will work with you to identify the most appropriate fund for your needs. So don't worry about making up your mind just yet.

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