Come and hear how you can apply for up to 40% of project costs to undertake activity in areas such as: 

  • supporting micro/small businesses
  • increasing farm productivity
  • providing  rural services
  • boosting rural tourism
  • providing cultural & heritage activity
  • farm diversification
  • increasing forestry productivity

From employing new sustainable farming technology to diversifying into building new holiday lets!

Find out if you are eligible and how much funding you could receive from two of the principal rural  funding streams on patch: Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire  Claylands LEADER Programme and the Rural Development Programme for England Growth Programme Business Development, the latter has an Expression of interest deadline of 31 May 2018

Additionally, hear 1st hand the experience of a local business currently engaged with one of the programmes.

Following the speakers, there will be a Q&A session to answer questions about the programme and application process with representatives from both funding streams on hand to discuss your specific requirements and arrange a 1-2-1 follow up.

Representatives  from the Federation of Small Business, National Farmers Union and Huntingdonshire District Council will also be in attendance to services their organisations can offer rural businesses,

To register your attendance for this FREE event please follow the link provided on the right hand side.