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NCC: FREE twilight rural funding event

23 October, 4:45 pm - 7:00 pm

A number of FREE events are on offer to help you apply and secure up to £170,000* grant to start and grow your rural business.  These grants include opportunities from the LEADER, D2N2 and EAFRD programme funds.

If you are looking to start and grow your rural business in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire over the next 18 months, then make sure you attend one of these events.  These FREE events are open to rural businesses, support agencies and public bodies.  Furthermore, they also include the opportunity for a one-to-one session to discuss your business project potential and plans.

We’ll look at how you can benefit from the EAFRD, LEADER North and LEADER South funding as well as the range of support available through the D2N2 Growth Hub.  * Please note that the maximum State Aid grant amount is 200,000 euros, which equates to circa £170,000 at current exchange rates.

The events – dates and locations

However, if you can’t make this one, you may be interested in attending one of these:

  • 18 October, 5pm – 7pm The Carriage Hall, Station Rd, Plumtree, Nottingham NG12 5NA.  Find out how to get here.  *Please note that this event has now been postponed.
  • 24 October, 5pm – 7pm Oscars, Main Street, Calverton NG14 6FE.  Find out how to get here.
  • 25th October, 5pm – 7pm Lifespring Centre, Sherwood Drive, New Ollerton NG22 9PP.  Find out how to get here.
  • 30 October, 5pm – 7pm John Fretwell Centre, Sookholme Rd, Mansfield NG19 8LL.  Find out how to get here.

Further information and registration

Since these are FREE events, interest is bound to be strong.  So don’t delay, register today.  Remember that grants are available of up to £170,000* and these events are designed to help you access them.

Each event follows the same agenda, as below:-

  • 4:45pm – 5pm: Registration
  • 5 – 5:05pm: Welcome to the workshop
  • 5:05 – 5:20pm: Overview of Rural Policy and EAFRD
  • 5:20 – 5:35pm: LEADER presentation
  • 5:35 – 5:45pm: D2N2 Growth Hub presentation
  • 5:45pm – 7pm: 1:1 sessions and networking


Nottinghamshire County Council


Clumber Park Hotel
Blyth Road Nottinghamshire S80 3PA United Kingdom + Google Map
01623 835333


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