Our programmes are funded by Central Government and European Funding, secured through competitive bids. Programmes are primarily delivered by the local Unitary Authorities, Swindon Borough Council and Wiltshire Council; revenue contracts are delivered by local partners.

EU Structural Funds

SWLEP's EU Structural Funds (ESIF) programme invests in projects to help businesses compete and grow, and improve people's skills and employment prospects.

Growth Hub

The Swindon and Wiltshire Growth Hub is the gateway for growth for businesses looking to start, grow or realise their full potential.

Higher Futures Skills Hub

Higher Futures works with businesses to up-skill employees with local, bespoke training solutions created in partnership with nationally based university level providers.

Local Growth Fund

'Growth Deals’ are funds provided by the government to LEPs in response to their bids for investment that could help unlock growth and development within a local economy.

The Swindon & Wiltshire Enterprise Adviser Network

The national Enterprise Adviser Network and the local Swindon & Wiltshire Network helps to further develop and support careers and enterprise activities. Read the initiative aims here...

Growing Places Infrastructure Fund

The Growing Places Infrastructure Fund (GPIF) is a capital only fund used to invest in infrastructure projects that deliver sustainable economic growth within the Swindon and Wiltshire area. Read more about the fund here...

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