New applications accepted for European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development

The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) infrastructure grants are now open to new applications.

EAFRD supports rural businesses to grow and increase their competitiveness and sustainability. It aims to protect the countryside, improve the quality of life, increase diversification of the rural economy and support locally based approaches to rural development.

You could be eligible for a Growth Programme grant if your business is carrying out a project to create jobs or bring more money into the rural economy.

Deadline for Expression of Interest form: midnight on 16 February 2020.

There are 3 types of grant:

  • Business development
  • Food processing
  • Rural tourism infrastructure

For more detail, visit the EAFRD webpage.

Article uploaded 6/11/19

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