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Staffordshire LEADER

Businesses and community groups in rural areas to the south of Staffordshire Moorlands can apply for a minimum of £2,500 to £35,000

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)

The scheme is open for new applications with a deadline of 20th August 2017 (midnight).

Contact Gemma Amphlett, Staffordshire LEADER Programme Support Officer gemma.amphlett@staffordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01785 277902 Mobile: 07855 336995