Rural EAFRD funding workshop - South Derbyshire
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 from 17:00 to 19:00 (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
We are pleased to announce that the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has launched their rural business grant funding through the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) Programme in the D2N2 area.
DEFRA’s Growth Programme provides funding for projects that create jobs and encourage rural economic growth.
In order to assist rural businesses to apply for this competitive funding and look at other options; we are running a rural business development workshop with specialist business advisors from all the schemes to guide you through the process.
- 17:00 Arrival and registration
- 17:15 Welcome by the host - South Derbyshire District Council
- 17:25 Overview of funding for business growth – D2N2 Growth Hub (to include non-rural funding)
- 17:35 European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) – D2N2 LEP
- 18:05 FAQ’s panel
- 18:20 -19:00 Networking and/or bookable surgeries (see below)
- 19:00 Close
Coffee and tea will be available at registration.
A limited number of bookable surgeries for businesses and organisations with well-developed project ideas will be available between 18:20 -19:00 on a first-come first-served basis.
If you would like a 10 min surgery session to discuss the particulars of your project idea; please tick the box in the registration form and let us have a brief paragraph about your idea and estimated total project cost. We will confirm your time slot prior to the workshop.
Appointments with advisors to further progress an idea following the event can also be arranged after the event.
When & Where
D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership
D2N2 is the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for Derby, Derbyshire (D2), Nottingham and Nottinghamshire (N2).
Local Enterprise Partnerships are locally-owned partnerships between local authorities and businesses. They play a central role in deciding local economic priorities and undertaking activities to drive economic growth and create local jobs.
D2N2 is one of the largest LEPs in England covering an area with a population of over two million people and economic output of around £42.9billion.
Our vision is a more prosperous, better connected, and increasingly resilient and competitive economy.
Our purpose is to support and encourage economic growth in D2N2.
Our ambition is to be one of the most respected LEPs, known for our professionalism and effectiveness.