Rural England Prosperity Fund Grant Scheme

The Rural England Prosperity Fund (REPF) grant scheme has re-opened for applications for 2024/25. This follows news that Dover District Council have been allocated REPF funding to support rural businesses and communities in the district, with £300,000 for 2024/25.

The funding is being used for a grant scheme for the district for:

  • Rural businesses - grants to develop new products and facilities that will be of wider benefit to the local economy, this includes farm businesses looking to diversify income streams.
  • Rural community organisations and Parish Councils - grants to support new and improved community infrastructure, providing essential community services and assets for local people and businesses to benefit the local economy.

Projects must be deliverable within 6 months of the grant being awarded. The deadline for applications is 12 noon Tuesday 30 April 2024.
For more information, or to make an application, please see the REPF page on the DDC website.

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