Grant Directories

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Rural England Prosperity Fund (England)

The Rural England Prosperity Fund is part of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and supports the aims of the government's Levelling Up White Paper and Future Farming Programme. The Fund provides funding for small businesses and community infrastructure in rural areas of England. It aims to improve productivity and strengthen the rural economy and rural communities. The Rural Fund provides capital funding for projects that support new and existing rural businesses to develop new products and facilities, and for new and improved community infrastructure that provides essential services and assets for local people and businesses. The funding can be used to fund capital projects that benefit businesses or communities in rural areas.

Cumbria Community Foundation - The Barker Family Fund (Cumbria)

The Cumbria Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged people and communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference within their local area. Through the Barker Family Fund, the Foundation provides grants of up to £2,500 for not-for-profit organisations which help to empower young people and support the advancement of education, and for disadvantaged young people, including young farmers, aged 25 and under who live in Cumbria.

Woodland Creation Planning Grant (England)

DEFRA's Forestry Innovation Fund is a nationwide £1 million fund to support schemes that will promote the growth of the forest industry in their region. The Woodland Creation Planning Grant (WCPG) is financed by this fund. WCPG is not part of Countryside Stewardship which provides other funding opportunities for creating and managing woodland. WCPG contributes towards the costs of gathering and analysing the information land managers need to consider to ensure their proposals for productive multi-purpose woodland take account of any impacts on: biodiversity, landscape, water, the historic environment and local stakeholders.

The Prince's Countryside Fund (UK)

The Prince's Countryside Fund gives grants to projects that have a positive impact upon rural areas. It is supported by a unique collaboration of businesses working together to secure a sustainable future for British agriculture and the wider rural economy. Funding of up to £50,000 is available for projects that improve service provision in rural areas; support rural enterprise; support farming businesses; and provide training opportunities for young people. The Fund provides grants of  to projects that are tackling key rural issues: Thriving Rural Communities: Rural Livelihoods: Farmers of the Future.

Cumbria Fells and Dales (North West)

Local Action Groups are the community led delivery bodies within the England Rural Development Programme that award grants within specific local rural areas. Through the Local Action Groups businesses and not for profit organisations can apply for grants up to £250,000, that meet each areas strategic development objectives. The Cumbria Fells and Dales Local Action Group covers a majority of the area which lies in the Lake District National Park and the whole area is generally considered to be of high landscape and nature conservation value. It provides grants such as those that support tourism, support small and micro non agriculture businesses and farm diversification.