Rural Development Programme Grants
40% capital funding for rural businesses £20,000 - £175,000
You could be eligible for a Growth Programme grant if your business is carrying out a project to create jobs or bring more money into the rural economy.
There are 3 types of grant:
- Business development
- Food processing
- Rural tourism infrastructure
The grants are funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD), which is part of the European Structural Investment Funds (ESIF).
For more information visit: www.gov.uk/government/publications/rdpe-growth-programme
To see whether you’re in the eligible rural area please use this link: https://magic.defra.gov.uk/MagicMap.aspx
Click on “Administrative Boundaries”
Click on Other Administrative Boundaries”
Click on “Rural Areas within Local Enterprise Partnerships” (Red Box)
Put in the postcode in the box at the top and press enter.