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20 th Feb 2017

Cumbria EAFRD Funding Briefing Session

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Cumbria EAFRD Funding Briefing Session – Thursday 16th March
 

Cumbria currently has three EAFRD funding rounds open, providing opportunities to secure funding support for organisations in rural areas to create jobs and support local economic growth.  
 
The current rounds are;
 
Food processing – grants to support food processing initiatives, increase innovation, export and business growth.

More info here 
                
Tourism infrastructure – Improving or developing new visitor attractions aimed at increasing overnight stays and tourist spend.  

More info here
 
Rural business development – supporting rural business growth including farm diversification, innovation, equipment purchase or premises improvements.

More info here
                
The LEP in partnership with the Rural Payments Agency are planning to hold a briefing session which will provide potential applicants with the opportunity to hear more about the funding streams as well as understand eligibility criteria and the application process.
 
The session will be held at the LEP Conference Centre, Redhills, Penrith on the morning of Thursday 16th March.  

Further information will follow closer to the time.
 
If you would like to attend please email cumbriaesif@cumbria.gov.uk as soon as possible.

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