Grants: direct financial support

Funding that does not have to be repaid is a secure financial basis. The following options show what options are available for business founders in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Grants can be worth their weight in gold, especially at the beginning of a business start-up. They are particularly attractive because they usually do not have to be repaid.

These grants can look like this, for example:

If you are unsure as to which grant programme might be suitable for your start-up or what other options are available, please contact one of the state advice centres for business founders.