Business and Economic Development Grants
West Sussex Broadband for Business Grant
This funding opportunity for business estates and clusters has been extended to 17th April 2016. For more information please read the attachment below, visit http://www.coast2capital.org.uk/helping-business-growth/grant-funding or email email@example.com
All of the Local Action Groups in the National Park have now launched their programmes and will run until 2020.
LEADER grant funding is part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE). This aims to improve the competitiveness of farming and forestry, support a diverse and successful rural economy and help to develop vibrant and thriving rural communities.
LEADER grants can be used for projects that will support:
- increased farm productivity
- small business growth and farm diversification
- rural tourism
- rural services
- cultural and heritage activity
- increased forestry productivity
Fieldfare (Hampshire) LEADER
- For more information visit Fieldfare LEADER website or telephone 01962 848 588
Sussex LEADER (Sussex Downs and Coastal Plain & Rural Arun, Chichester and Hayling Island)
- For more information visit Sussex LEADER website or telephone 033 022 23845
Wealden and Rother Rural Partnership LEADER
- For more information visit Wealden and Rural Rother LEADER website or telephone 01273-890454.
Local Enterprise Partnerships Overview
LEPs offer a mix of large and small grants and loans for small to medium enterprises. There are 39 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP’s) across England. They are local business led partnerships between local authorities and businesses and play a central role in determining local economic priorities and undertaking activities to drive economic growth and the creation of local jobs.
Each LEP operates in a different way and should be contacted directly for more information. LEP’s issue specific calls for applications, current calls can be found here – https://www.gov.uk/european-structural-investment-funds
Coast to Capital (C2C)
For more information visit http://www.coast2capital.org.uk/ or call 01403-333840.
For more information visit http://www.enterprisem3.org.uk/ or call 01962-846755.
South East LEP
For more information visit http://www.southeastlep.com/about-us/what-is-the-south-east-lep or call 03330-139530.
DEFRA – Countryside Productivity Grant Scheme
Grants for farmers, foresters, forestry contractors and landowners.
- For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/countryside-productivity-scheme.