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This call invites applications for investment from micro and small rural businesses seeking to create new higher paid and higher skilled jobs. The aim of these investments is to increase growth and productivity in Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership’s rural economy.
Projects must be located within the rural Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership area.
Grants from £35,000 to up to £140,000 are available depending on state aid already received.
Outline application deadline: 30 October 2015 at 17.00 hours.
How to apply
Before applicants can submit an application for a grant from the Growth Programme, they will need to register on Rural Payments. If the applicant is already registered on Rural Payments, they will not need to do this again.
Step two: make an outline application
Applicants will need to complete an outline application which can be found here along with supporting guidance.
What happens next
If an outline application is successful, the Rural Payments Agency will contact the applicant and provide them with the detail they will need to complete a full application.
Read the EAFRD Growth Programme guidance. This 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.