THE 2007-13 RDPE PROGRAMME IS NOW CLOSED.
Over the coming months we will be developing a bid for funding from the next RDPE programme 2014-2020. If this bid is successful, a new local grants programme will open in 2015. In the meantime, the following websites may help in your search for funding:
Grants for Business: BusinessLincolnshire is the local website that links you to schemes and services that can help you start or grow your business. The main sources of funding currently available can be found at www.businesslincolnshire.com/finance/support-schemes
Grants for Community Projects: The Lincolnshire Funding Portal is an online hub of grants and funding information. It has a user friendly website that allows you to quickly and easily filter through hundreds of grant schemes and find funding suitable for your project or organisation. www.open4community.info/lincolnshire/Default.aspx
Farm businesses in the Wash Fens area wishing to increase their incomes by diversifying into non-agricultural activities.
Business support for micro enterprises
Encourage the creation and growth of micro-enterprises that will support a strong, diverse economy and broaden the quality and range of jobs available locally.
Encourage more day visitors and overnight stays by improving tourism infrastructure and supporting tourism businesses to become more sustainable.
Conservation and upgrading of rural heritage
Conserve and enhance local heritage as a basis for sustainable economic growth, particularly in relation to recreation and tourism.
Provision of training and information
Ensuring farmers, micro enterprises, tourism businesses and community groups have the skills required to enhance the rural economy.
South Holland District Council have launched a new grant programme to support businesses in the Wash Fens area.
It offers a...
Funding after 2013 - Get Involved
Over the coming months we will be developing a new Local Development Strategy and submitting a bid for funding from the next RDPE...
Who can apply?
Farmers/Land Based Businesses
Funding will support farm diversification projects that keep vital services, skills, and money within the rural economy.
Funding will support your set up and growth. A micro-business is an enterprise with less than 10 employees and less than two million Euros annual turnover.
Funding will support schemes to broaden community involvement within the natural and cultural heritage and tourism sectors,
To check that your project is located within the Wash Fens Rural Development Programme, please type your postcode in the box below: