This is an archived press release
Monday 6 November 2017
Are you a business looking to diversify and need some capital investment support to assist you?
Calls are currently open, inviting Expression of Interest (EoI) applications for Tourism Infrastructure, Food Processing, and Business Development projects and it is capital funding intended to create jobs and growth in the rural economy.
Details of the eligible activities and who can apply are in three applicant handbooks.
Defra’s Rural payments Agency (RPA) delivers the grants, working with the ESIF sub-committees in Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP) areas across England.
The calls remain open until 31 January 2018, subject to the availability of funds.
Call the Growth Hub – business support for Nottinghamshire on 0333 006 9178 to find out more and see if your idea is eligible.
- Defra rural services helpline 03000 200 301 (choose the Rural Development option)
- Email: GPEnquiries@rpa.gsi.gov.uk
- Search for ‘RDPE Growth’ on www.gov.uk.
Support and advice events
D2N2 Growth Hub are offering free events to help rural businesses secure grants worth up to £170,000.
The next event in the Peak District is:
13 November - 1pm to 3pm
The Agricultural Business Centre
Alternatively you can check all of the forthcoming events.