LEADER fundingCategory: News
13 April 2017
Grants for small and medium-sized rural businesses: farmers wishing to diversify; tourism projects; community groups; foresters and other rural enterprises.
The LEADER programme for the Chilterns, Clay Vales and North and West Northamptonshire LEADER areas grant scheme is OPEN and applications are welcome from eligible businesses.
The LEADER programme is designed to promote business growth and stimulate job creation, particularly amongst micro and small businesses. Rural and tourism businesses across the Chilterns and Clay Vales can apply for grants worth up to £50,000 to help support their growth and sustainability. LEADER is focused on supporting farm diversification projects, forestry projects, tourism projects, rural services, and cultural and heritage projects. LEADER is part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE).www.leader-programme.org.uk.Keywords: Grants diversification