Is your project right for a LEADER grant?
Summary: Book a one-to-one surgery for advice
The Northern Dorset Local Action Group has now awarded LEADER grants of almost £120,000 from the Rural Development Programme for England. There is still plenty of funding available for businesses and community groups in rural areas and the programme team will be available in Verwood on the 13 November to help potential applicants find out more.
Grants can be used for projects which support a growing rural economy and cover capital costs. This could be the expansion of premises, the acquisition of equipment to increase productivity or the diversification of a business into new activity. LEADER applicants are varied and include tourism businesses providing new visitor services, community groups developing footpaths and trails in their locality, or businesses expanding and taking on more employees.
Find out more about the grants and whether they are right for your project at The Hub, Verwood on 13 November 2017. Book a one-to one surgery to talk through your project idea in confidence with Ellie Makin, tel: 01305 225525.
Find out more at www.dorsetleader.org.uk