What is it?

100% of Growth Through Mentoring participants said they would recommend the programme

Mentoring helps businesses to grow. The North East LEP’s Growth Through Mentoring programme connects North East businesses in all sectors with mentors who have first-hand experience of scaling a business. Our mentors can help you to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to lead your business to the next level of growth.

Growth Through Mentoring matches you with a mentor who’s suited to you and your business needs. Once you’ve been matched, you and your mentor will have a series of three mentoring sessions over a three month period.

We’ve already matched more than 55 business leaders in the North East with a mentor.

If have the ambition and potential to grow your business, and your business meets the following criteria, get in touch to find out how mentoring can help you to scale up.


Ambitious Business Leaders with 5+ employees


Fully Funded - Application and Interview Required