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RGN Capital Grants Call for projects closing 3rd October 2016

RGN Capital Grants Call for projects closing 3rd October 2016

The two Rural Growth Network grant programmes, which opened for applications on the 29th July are closing on:

12 noon on Monday 3rd October 2016.

If you are a rural business with clear growth plans to create new jobs, you can apply for capital investment to help expand productivity or diversify into new markets or products.

Grants of £10,000 to £60,000 are available for expansion or improvements to business premises or to assist with the purchase of capital plant and equipment.

Contact : Katy McIntosh - RGN Implementation Officer
01670 528 489

Infrastructure grants of £40,000 to £500,000 are also available for:

  • creation of multiple business units, including enterprise hubs - where a need is demonstrated;
  • site preparation works to unlock economic development sites – where an end user is in place;
  • large scale, strategic, tourism projects creating significant overnight stays and day visitors and identified in an approved Tourism Destination Management Plan.

Contact: Julie Bullen - RGN Implementation Officer
01670 528 476

Both grants cover up to 40% of eligible costs and are subject to State Aids. Businesses are invited to submit Stage 1 Expressions of Interest by 3rd October 2016. Selection will be through a competitive process.

For further information visit Arch Northumberland

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