CLOSED: Food Processing: Call in Cheshire and Warrington (03RD15BS0002)

This call invites applications for investments that help grow micro, small and medium-sized businesses in the food and drink sector in Cheshire and Warrington.

This call is now closed. Please do not submit an application for this call. The information provided on this page is for reference purposes only.

Details

This call invites applications for investments that help grow micro, small and medium-sized businesses in the food and drink sector in Cheshire and Warrington.

For more information, download the call specification

Location

Projects must be located within the Cheshire and Warrington LEP area.

Value

Grants will be available for this call from £35,000 up to €200,000 (approximately £140,000) depending on state aid already received.

Deadlines

Outline application deadline: 27 November 2015 at 17:00hrs

Before applying

Applicants need to register on Rural Payments before applying. (If they have already registered, they won’t need to do this again.)

After registering, applicants will get a Single Business Identifier for their Growth Programme application.

Applicants must still register with Rural Payments even if they have a Single Business Identifier.

Applicants needing support to register for Rural Payments can call the Rural Payments helpline on 03000 200 301.

How to apply

There are 2 stages to the application process – an outline application and a full application. Rural Payments Agency will assess applications at both stages and only the highest-scoring applications will be successful.

Applicants will need to fill in 2 application forms to apply for a grant:

Stage 1: an outline application then if successful

Stage 2: a full application

Decisions on outline applications

If an outline application is endorsed, the Rural Payments Agency will ask the applicant to submit a full application.

Growth Programme: grants for the rural economy explains what an applicant must do to apply for a grant, how grant applications are assessed and how to meet the terms of a grant funding offer if an application is successful.

Contact details

If you have a question call the Rural Payments helpline on 03000 200 301 or GPEnquiries@rpa.gsi.gov.uk.

Call reference number: 03RD15BS0002

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