Rural Development Programme

Three funds have reopened supporting rural businesses with capital investments that create or grow micro and small businesses in rural areas.

The information on each area of the Rural Development Programme provides details and a link to a map of eligible areas within individual Growth Hub areas.

The three funds are:

  • Rural Tourism Infrastructure - The aim of this is to encourage more tourists to visit, stay and to spend more money in rural areas.
    Grant range £20k - £175k
     
  • Food Processing - The aim of this is to grow the economy of rural areas and create new jobs.
    Grant range £20k - £750K
     
  • Business Development - The aim of this is to grow the economy of rural areas and create new jobs.
    Grant range £20k - £175k

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