Status:  Closed
Closing Date:  28/03/2018

Got a business idea you want to develop?
Would £3,000 help get your business idea off the ground?
Then apply for funding from our Dragons’ Den

The Eleventh Nottingham Dragons Den Panel

Calling all budding entrepreneurs, Nottinghamshire Community Foundation have organised another Dragons Den style event hosted by Nottingham Trent University.

If you have a business idea and want to apply for a grant to help you on the road to success please apply to the den.

We are inviting applications from budding entrepreneurs to apply for a grant to support their business development.

The Panel includes:

  • Melanie Currie, Deputy Dean, Nottingham Trent University Business School
  • David Marlow, CEO, The Nottingham
  • Beverley Parr, partner of B & J Parr Ltd
  • Kevin Shakesheff, Pro Vice Chancellor, Nottingham University

To be considered for a grant, applicants need to be a resident of Nottingham city or county, be able to submit a realistic business plan and have a great enterprise idea.

Download a business plan template here [Doc] and a basic forecast template here [XLS Doc] or contact for copies.

All applications must be submitted by 9.30am on Wednesday 28th March 2018.

Please email your business plan and forecast to or post to:

Dragons Den
Nottinghamshire Community Foundation
Pine House B, Ransom Wood Business Park
Southwell Road West
NG21 0HJ

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to present their ideas to the Dragons at Trent University Business School at a date to be confirmed.