The Business Development grants are open to new applications. You must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) form before midnight on 16 February 2020.
Who can apply
Small rural businesses – new or existing. That includes farmers who want to diversify into nonagricultural activity.
What the grants are for
To help rural businesses grow and create more jobs. Any increase in jobs or growth in your business must be a direct outcome of the grant. You cannot include jobs or growth in your business that are in supply chains.
Grant funding can help pay for:
• constructing or improving buildings
• buying new equipment and machinery
How much money you can apply for
The minimum grant is £20,000
Find out more and how to apply on the GOV.UK website.