The next rounds of European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) calls have been launched on 26 January and these will remain open for a year with mid-point reviews.

The value of the calls in the Coast 2 Capital LEP area is :


  • Tourism infrastructure (£1,113,896)
  • Food and Drink Processing (£1,299,545)
  • Rural Business Development Grant (£835,422)

These will help to support rural businesses (new or existing ones) to grow.


To apply for a grant go to :

John Peel, Chair of the ESIF committee said ‘the rural economy is a significant contributor to Coast 2 Capital’s prosperity with over a fifth of our businesses in rural location.  We are delighted this fund will help to create more jobs in rural area’.

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