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Peak Leader

Businesses and community groups in rural areas of Derbyshire Dales, High Peak and Staffordshire Moorlands can apply for a minimum of £2,500 to £35,000* (could be larger in exceptional circumstances)

Grants are available up to 40% of total project costs.

It can help fund:

  • farm productivity and improvement
  • farm diversification
  • micro and small business support (including start up)
  • developing rural services
  • small scale culture and heritage developments and improvements
  • rural tourism − new small tourist attractions, but usually not accommodation conversions unless for disabled adaptations
  • forestry improvements (woodland management).

Grants can only go to businesses located within the specific geographic area of the scheme (map below) 

Applications are being accepted from July 1st 2017 to November 30st 2017 - you do not need to wait until deadline (see below)

To discuss your idea contact Peak Leader Manager, Amanda Brown email: peakleader@derbyshire.gov.uk tel: 01629 538246, mobile: 07971 314619

If you would like assistance from Staffordshire Moorlands Regeneration team with any aspect of your application contact regeneration@staffsmoorlands.gov.uk