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Could EU funding boost your business?

8 January 2018

An upcoming workshop will help ensure local businesses don’t miss out on current EU funding opportunities.

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EU funding opportunities

On Tuesday 23 January, a workshop will take place at Alford Manor House, West Street, Alford, Lincolnshire LN13 9HT showcasing EU funding opportunities for micro, small and medium-sized rural enterprises in the Greater Lincolnshire area.

Among the funding programmes to be discussed is the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, which is making £4.2 million available for projects focused on food processing, business development and tourism.

There will also be a chance to learn more about the LEADER programme, which provides grants to support projects that help to grow the rural economy.

So far the LEADER programme has granted £1,968,646 to 54 local businesses and organisations across the county, creating 113 direct jobs and there is still £4,715,756 of funding available.  

Projects already supported include:

  • A packing and holding area for dispatching mail order plants and the purchase of an automated transplanting machine.
  • The installation of a mustard seed cleaning and drying plant
  • Conversion of an agricultural warehouse to create a venison and red meat processing factory and the purchase of a skin pack machine.
  • Conversion of a redundant farm building to a micro-brewery and the purchase of the brewing equipment
  • Aflow wrapping machine for packing broccoli and red/white cabbage to supermarket requirements
  • A woodland forwarder for a sawmill
  • An indoor children’s play barn at a farm attraction
  • Luxury wooden wigwams to expand existing and create new glamping sites
  • A new build multi-purpose village hall/community hub
  • Fitting out a new café/bar in a growing village

The event runs from 10.30 to 12.30. Places can be booked online.

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