A farmer with no previous catering or butchery experience was given the confidence to diversify thanks to a £16,000 grant from the LEADER Programme.
Read all about funding that supports rural business growth and events to help you embrace digital and give your business a spark.
Rural businesses across the Chilterns, Clay Vales and North & West Northamptonshire (N&WN) can apply for grants to help support their growth and sustainability.
Please help spread the word about the grants amongst your local rural community using our handy LEADER communication pack.
When The Shop in North Marston opened in July 2011, it was a result of three years of research and fund-raising by its founding members and the local community.
LEADER’s Will Dallimore takes to Mix96 to explain all about the grants available to rural businesses across the county.
Rural businesses across North & West Northamptonshire (N&WN), the Chilterns and the Clay Vales can now apply for grants to help support their growth and sustainability.
These toolkits contain press releases, a series of case studies, suggested social media content and images to help you promote the grants.
The LEADER team is always eager to get out and about to speak to potential grant recipients at events.
The LEADER Programme can support a wide range of projects. Find out about example projects eligible for funding.
With new success stories waiting to be written, here’s a selection of projects funded by the previous scheme.
Fullers Flowers used £15,000 of LEADER funding to perfectly meet the grant programme’s priorities of job creation and business development.