CLOSED Tourism: Call in the Marches (36RD15TO0002)

This call invites applications to support local co-operation and partnerships that improve the attractiveness of the offer for visitors in The Marches rural area.

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 applications for investments to establish and develop co-operative partnerships seeking that will improve and promote the local rural visitor economy.

For more information, download the call specification..


Projects must be located within the rural Marches LEP area


Grants will be available for this call from £35,000 up to £60,000 depending on state aid already received.


Outline application deadline Friday 8 January 2016 at 1700 hours.

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

Call reference number: 36RD15TO0002.

Published 30 September 2015
Last updated 12 January 2016 + show all updates
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