Government have announced £15 million of new funding to support rural growth.
Open to bids from local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) and local councils the Rural Growth Fund (RGN) is aimed at “identifying mechanisms capable of stimulating faster and more widespread sustainable growth, employment and economic activity in rural areas.”
Around six areas will be selected for RGN funding.
LEPs and local councils who are interested in bidding should do so by the 31st of January 2012. Application forms and further guidance are available on the DEFRA website.
The Kirkwells’ team have years of experience of successful bidding for funding. If you need help putting together a funding bid call us on 01282 872570, or email Mick Wellock. We will be happy to discuss your bid and provide advice.
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