The Forestry Commission is offering free support to help forestry businesses access Rural Development Programme (RDPE) funding.
Scottish Forestry is making over £2 million available to tree nurseries, small forestry businesses and farmers to help them gear up and play their part in creating more woodland across Scotland. Tree nurseries in England and Wales which supply trees to Scotland will also be able to apply for the funding.
Applications are open for a £10 million government fund designed to help distilleries switch to low carbon fuels such as hydrogen and biomass.
Grants from £50,000 to £5m are now available to kick-start the nation’s green recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Green Recovery Challenge Fund is administered on behalf of Defra by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
istoric England has launched a second emergency fund.
Expression of interests are still being taken by the Durham Coast and Lowlands LEADER.
Money is available through LEADER to fund projects that will create business growth and employment in rural areas.
Lancashire County Council has launched the £2.25m Rosebud Rebound Fund to help businesses in the county to resume growth plans following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
North East Rural Growth Network is a partnership under the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) and North East Farming and Rural Advisory Network (NEFRAN).
Rural premises in Northumberland and Cumbria with broadband speeds of less than 100 megabits per second (Mbps), are eligible for this Fund.
There are a number of funding opportunities from the Rural Development Programme.
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is giving homeowners and landlords a head start in making the most of the new Green Homes Grant scheme.
The North of Tyne Combined Authority has launched an £8m programme of support for rural businesses.