CLOSED Business support: call in South East

Call to run a project providing support for micro and small businesses in the South East.

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.


This call invites project proposals from micro and small rural businesses that will bring innovative ideas to the market, create jobs and demonstrate growth.

For more information, download the call specification.


Projects must be located within the South East Local Enterprise Partnership rural area.


Up to £1 million value of funding is available through this call. Grants will be available for this call from £50,000 up to approximately £155,000.


Outline application deadline: 19 June 2015.

How to apply

Step one

Before you can submit your application for a grant from the Growth Programme, you will need to register on Rural Payments. If you’re already registered on Rural Payments, you will not need to do this again.

Step two: make an outline application

You will need to make an outline application which can be found here along with supporting guidance.

What happens next

If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application.

Read the EAFRD Growth Programme guidance. This explains what you must do to apply for a grant, how grant applications are assessed and how to meet the terms of a grant funding offer if your application is successful.

Contact details

If you have a question call the Rural Payments helpline on 0300 0200 301 or

Call reference number: 30RD15BS0001

Published 23 March 2015
Last updated 22 June 2015 + show all updates
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