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
Under the "Order Guarantees" program, LfA Förderbank Bayern provides default guarantees for sureties on domestic and foreign orders as well as for order-related pre-financing assumed or granted by the applicants' principal banks.
Bavarian-Czech border region; application for funding for projects
The Free State of Bavaria supports forward-looking projects in rural areas of the administrative districts of Lower Bavaria, Upper Palatinate or Upper Franconia with a cross-border character and a multidisciplinary approach.
Equity capital; information on granting
Investment companies or private investors offer equity capital without the usual bank collateral, i.e. equity capital in the form of contributions as share 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.
Bioeconomy production facilities; application for funding.
Companies that invest in production plants for the material use of biogenic raw materials with a positive climate effect can apply for funding in the BayBioeconomy Scale-Up funding program.
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 in meeting their capital requirements. Guarantees are intended to make borrowing possible.
Energy efficiency; application for funding for project to increase energy efficiency in the economy
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, crafts, trade, tourism and other services.
Cross-border cooperation Bavaria - Austria; application for funding
Cross-border cooperation in the Austrian-Bavarian border region is supported by the INTERREG VI-A program Bavaria - Austria 2021-2027.
Cross-border cooperation Bavaria - Czech Republic; application for funding
European Territorial Cooperation (INTERREG) is an EU structural funding objective financed by the European Regional Development Fund. In the program "Bavaria-Czech Republic" cross-border cooperation in the by-cz border area is promoted.
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.
Non-governmental museums; application for a grant
The Free State of Bavaria awards grants for projects in the field of non-governmental museums via the Landesstelle für die nichtstaatlichen Museen.
Care in the social local area; application for funding
The Free State of Bavaria promotes the comprehensive 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
Counties and municipalities can support investment projects of foreign or domestic investors in the region.
Economic development; information on government funding opportunities
Economic development serves to create new jobs and maintain existing ones. Start-ups and medium-sized companies are supported in their future investments by means of public development loans and grants.