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RDPE Growth Programme

Delivered by Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Three different types of grant are available for projects in England that create jobs and growth in the rural economy:

Business Development
Grants to support growth in micro and small businesses (including social enterprises) in rural areas as well as farming businesses looking to diversify into non-agricultural activities. 

Food processing
Grants to support growth in food and drink businesses that process agricultural and horticultural products.

Rural Tourism Infrastructure
Grants to support projects that will encourage more tourists to come, to stay longer and to spend more in rural areas.

Deadline for expressions of interest: midnight 31 May 2018.

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