Funding for UK Games Talent

Are you a games developer?

If you’re a games developer with a great idea for a game, a team in place to make it and a passion to build a great business you may want to consider applying for prototype funding. The UK Games Fund has been created to help stimulate growth in the industry by supporting companies to become more diverse and innovative, create new IP and grow in strength and size. We’re actively looking to work with the best talent in the UK.

Is the UK Games Fund right for you?

See the How to Apply page to get all the relevant information on the typical criteria for funding. Applicants do not give up any rights to IP, equity or profits – your success is ours.

Interested in talent development?

As well as supporting the creation of new IP and the growth of commercial businesses, the UK Games Fund is designed to stimulate innovative potential from a grass roots level.

If you’re a talented individual with a passion for games and are interested in becoming a games developer we could support you in fulfilling your potential. Find out more here.

Or are you an industry veteran keen to lend your experience to the fledgling talent of tomorrow? We’re always looking to enlist the assistance of experts in the field to mentor our games development talent base.

Contact us for more information.


  • Tranzfuser Teams Announced - May 26, 2016 - “Tranzfuser is a fantastic opportunity offering graduates the ability to take their first steps post-university. For us personally, it means we can potentially set up our own independent company, something we aspire to do.”
  • Successful Applicant Secures Investment - May 24, 2016 - "Paw Print’s success has validated the need for us considering support for some of the VR-related pitches we’ve received. Paw Print’s clear vision for this helped secure support from us. We think the best projects will be those, like this one, where there was a VR ambition from day one."
  • Late Surge in Applications to Tranzfuser - May 4, 2016 - “Working with Tranzfuser has further reinforced what we have been working to demonstrate; the continued growth of a vibrant and passionate community of game development talent in Cornwall and the South Western region of the UK.”
  • Record-Breaking Number of Applications - April 20, 2016 - “The high level of response to our second round of applications clearly reflects the shifting scale and nature of the sector."
  • Launch Round Portfolio Showcase - April 8, 2016 - "Growing and developing the UK Games Fund community is central to our core purpose of helping to develop the UK games development sector, particularly at the early stage. Having our portfolio come together for the first time as a group, along with our VIP invitees, is the culmination of months of hard work to support, develop and promote the group."