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LEADER funding awarded to organisations in the West of England

The West of England LEADER programme is now well under way with the Local Action Group having awarded £436,000 worth of funding to a variety of projects across all of its priority sectors. Through its investment the West of England’s LEADER programme is supporting organisations restoring historic structures, tourism projects, forestry enterprises, farm diversification projects,… View Article

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The West of England Rural Development Programme is open for Applications

The West of England’s LEADER programme is now open again after a Government review of European funding programmes following the Referendum in June 2016. Applications can be made for grants from rural businesses and communities across North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset. Eligible businesses and communities can apply for grants for… View Article

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2nd Call for Grant Applications

The West of England LEADER programme has re-opened for applications for grants from rural businesses and communities across North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset. Announcing the new call for projects at the 157th North Somerset Show, Chris Head from the LEADER Programme said; “This funding scheme is designed for rural businesses… View Article

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The first call for outline projects has now closed and we have advised successful applicants who are now moving to stage two of the process. We will be launching a further call for projects shortly.  Please sign up for an e-newsletter if you wish to be kept informed.

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Thinking of applying for grant aid from the West of England LEADER Fund?

The closing date for applications for the first round of the West of England LEADER fund is fast approaching. Completed applications must have been received by 5pm, Friday, March 11th. Eligible businesses and communities can apply for grants from the West of England LEADER programme for capital projects to help support their growth and sustainability…. View Article

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The West of England LEADER Fund is now open for Grant Applications

The new West of England LEADER programme is now open for applications for grants from rural businesses and communities across North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset. Eligible businesses and communities can apply for grants for capital projects to help support their growth and sustainability. Applications for investments from £10,000 up to… View Article

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The West of England LEADER Fund Opening Shortly

The NEW West of England* LEADER fund will be open early in the new year for applications for grants from rural businesses and communities to support; employment creation, business and community innovation in rural areas and to help make rural communities more resilient to climate change. If you are a rural business or community organisation… View Article

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