Creative Scale-Up is an exciting initiative designed to empower creative businesses in the Greater Manchester region to realise their full growth potential and gain investment to take their business to the next level.
With a buzzing community of creative businesses, the Greater Manchester region boasts one of the country’s leading creative forces and contributes an estimated gross value added (GVA) revenue impact of £1.4bn to the UK economy from culture and creative industries.
The Creative Scale-Up Programme is fully funded by the Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) and has been created to further develop what is already a thriving industry, helping creative organisations based in the Greater Manchester region attract investment to grow their business sustainably. Creative Scale-Up is open to a variety of Greater Manchester region businesses operating in the creative industry, including but not limited to; gaming, ﬁlm, music, publishing, art and design.
The programme is delivered across eight comprehensive modules over six months and is available to businesses with 4+ employees.