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Wash Fens Rural Development Programme


The Wash Fens Local Action Group has been awarded LEADER funding from the Rural Development Programme for England 2014-20 to distribute across South East Lincolnshire. The funding can be accessed by local businesses, farmers and those involved in tourism, heritage and community initiatives.

Grants are available to support activities that will make a contribution to growing the rural economy, such as creating new jobs, growing businesses, increasing tourism and heritage visitors or providing new services in rural areas. Download our Local Development Strategy to find out more about our funding priorities.

  • Food manufacturing

    Rural Businesses

    Grants for small businesses (under 50 staff) to start-up and grow and farmers diversifying.

  • Vegetable Box

    Food and Farming

    Grants to improve productivity and support product development, processing & marketing

  • Canal Boat

    Rural Tourism

    Grants for activities that develop high quality tourism products/services and help to grow the visitor economy.

  • Louth Flower Market

    Rural Services

    Grants for activities that help to alleviate the difficulties faced by rural communities and help them to thrive.

  • Abbey Ruins with bicycles lain in front

    Culture and Heritage

    Grants for activities that use cultural, heritage and natural assets to promote growth in the economy.

How to apply

1) Check if your project is located in the Wash Fens Area (open map)

2) Download and read the Applicant Handbook

3) Check the application submission dates

4) Complete an Outline Application Form (see guidance notes)

5) Submit to

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Last updated: 14 June 2016

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