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Farm Business Grants: The Rural England Prosperity Fund in Somerset

30 August, 2023 - 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Farm Business Grants: The Rural England Prosperity Fund in Somerset workshop
All you need to know about the Rural England Prosperity Fund for Somerset, eligibility, and how to apply for Round 1 which closes in September.

Rural England Prosperity Fund Somerset has been allocated £3.4m of capital funding for the rural areas of Somerset.

Capital funding is available to support new and existing rural businesses to develop new products and facilities of benefit to the wider local economy. This includes farm businesses looking to diversify income streams outside of agriculture

The application window for Round 1 funding is currently open until 15 September 2023.

In this workshop, we will explore the Rural England Prosperity Fund for rural Somerset, focusing on:

  • Who is eligible for funding, and what capital items are prioritised
  • Examples of projects which could be funded
  • How applications may be made and how they are processed
  • Next steps in preparing your application.

This is an online session, delivered via Zoom. Joining details will be sent to you 48 hours before the workshop.


This workshop is available to any farmer or land manager in Somerset currently in receipt of BPS payments.

If you have any questions please call us on 01837 659 059 or email team@businessinfopoint.co.uk. Please check our privacy policy and Devon County Council’s privacy policy to see how we store and manage your submitted data.


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