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.

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 Careers Hub

The Swindon and Wiltshire Careers Hub is a collaborative network of schools, colleges and other partners, focussed on sharing best practice in careers education to improve outcomes for young people. Read more here…

Swindon and Wiltshire Infrastructure Fund

The Swindon and Wiltshire Infrastructure Fund (SWIF) 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...

Better Business for All

Better Business for All (BBfA) is a national government initiative that brings together businesses and regulators in partnership to improve how local regulation is delivered, easing the burden on business and reducing regulatory barriers to growth.