We have close links with the organisations that provide funding for small businesses and are able to advise you on the availability of funding in your area. We can work with you to ready your business and submit a strong application for funding.
Grant funding for small businesses in Devon and Somerset varies greatly depending on various factors such as business type, industry and location. Recent funding projects have put emphasis on rural businesses which can demonstrate that they will strengthen the local economy, create employment and support business growth.
For more information on the latest projects follow the links below to the group that covers your area:
Make it local - (broadly East Devon DC, with some areas of South Somerset)
REAL Devon - (broadly Mid Devon DC area)
South Devon Coast and Countryside - (Coastal areas of South Hams and Teignbridge)
Dartmoor Leaf - (broadly Dartmoor and surrounding parishes)
LEADER 5 - (Torridge and North Devon)
There are also four programmes covering Somerset:
Somerset Levels & Moors
Western Somerset LEADER
Heart of Wessex
West of England
All the websites for the Somerset groups can be accessed through www.somersetleader.org.uk
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