Growth and expansion-Financial aid and support programs
To help you expand your business, there are a variety of financial aid options and grants available.
Here you will find information about formalities related to this subject:
Order guarantee; application
As part of the "Order Guarantees" program, LfA Förderbank Bayern assumes default guarantees for guarantees for domestic and foreign orders as well as for order-related pre-financing, which are assumed or granted by the applicant's house banks.
BayBioökonomie-Scale-Up; application for funding for investments in scale-up plants
Funding is provided to companies that invest in production facilities in Bavaria with a positive climate effect that use renewable raw materials or biogenic residual and waste materials to support the transition to a carbon-based circular economy.
Bavarian-Czech border region; application for funding for cross-border project
The Free State of Bavaria supports forward-looking projects in rural areas in the administrative districts of Lower Bavaria, Upper Palatinate and Upper Franconia with a cross-border character and an interdisciplinary approach.
Equity capital; information on granting
Investment companies or private investors offer equity capital without the usual bank collateral, i.e. equity in the form of capital contributions as share capital or nominal capital, but also as a silent partnership.
Education provider; application for funding for offers for young people in difficult life situations.
As a certified training provider, do you want to provide individual support to young people in difficult circumstances? You can receive funding from the Jobcenter for this.
Guarantee; application for assumption
Sufficient bank collateral is generally required to obtain bank loans. SMEs in particular often do not have such collateral available, so they have difficulty covering their capital requirements. Guarantees are intended to make borrowing possible.
Apply for funding for projects to increase energy efficiency
If you make investments to increase the energy efficiency of your processes and plants, you can apply for financial support under certain conditions.
Promotional bank; information
The development bank of the Free State of Bavaria is LfA Förderbank Bayern. It operates in the business areas of start-up, growth, innovation, energy and environment, stabilization, infrastructure and other financing (e.g. contract guarantees).
Commercial enterprises; application for a state guarantee
The Free State of Bavaria provides state guarantees for loans to finance projects in the commercial sector.
Commercial economy; application for funding.
The Free State of Bavaria promotes investments of commercial projects of regional economic importance in the fields of industry, handicraft, trade, tourism and other services.
Cross-border cooperation between Bavaria and Austria; application for funding
Cross-border cooperation in the Austrian-Bavarian border region is funded by the INTERREG VI-A program Bavaria - Austria 2021-2027.
Cross-border cooperation between Bavaria and the Czech Republic; application for funding
Cross-border cooperation in the Bavarian-Czech border region is supported by the INTERREG program "Bavaria-Czech Republic".
Apply for funding for youth hostels
If you want to modernize, renovate or create accommodation facilities for trainees in a youth residence, you can receive funding from the Federal Employment Agency.
Cinema project funding; application
If you invest in the modernisation or improvement of cinemas or in new cinema buildings, you can apply for a subsidy under certain conditions.
Non-state museums; application for funding
The Free State of Bavaria awards grants for projects in the field of non-state museums via the State Office for Non-State Museums.
Care in the local social environment; application for funding
The Free State of Bavaria promotes the nationwide and needs-based expansion of the nursing care structure so that people in need of care can remain at home in their familiar surroundings - in their local social environment - for as long as possible.
Economic development; information on municipal funding opportunities
Districts and municipalities can support investment projects by foreign or domestic investors in the region.
Economic development; information on state funding opportunities
Economic development serves to create new jobs and maintain existing ones. Start-ups and SMEs are supported in their future investments through public development loans and grants.