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Rural Funding Information Event for businesses

Rural Funding Information Event for businesses

Friday, 03 March 2017

On 4 January Environment Secretary, Andrea Leadsom announced at the Oxford Farming Conference that £120m will be made available to support the rural economy.

The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership, including Northamptonshire Local Enterprise Partnership, has allocated £5m for businesses in our area and will be holding this event jointly with the Department of Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra)

This event will showcase funding that is available in rural areas.  This will include the next European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) calls around business development, food processing and tourism infrastructure as well as the LEADER programme.  In addition to providing funding information, and how to apply there will also be the opportunity for businesses to discuss their project proposals with fund advisors.

Details of the event:

Date: Friday 3rd March 2017

Time: 9.30am-14.30pm

Location: Towcester Racecourse, London Road, Towcester, Northants NN12 6LB

Free parking

Lunch provided - please advise of any dietary requirements

For more information and to register for the event click here.

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