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Don't miss out on PCF £700,000 grant funding for rural communities

The Prince’s Countryside Fund has announced £700,000 grant funding, which is open for applications now.

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Applications for the fund are open now and will close on April 13, 2016
Applications for the fund are open now and will close on April 13, 2016

In response to the hardship brought about by last winter’s flooding, the Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) has offered £700,000 grant funding to support inspiring rural initiatives.

 

As well as the adverse weather, village shops, pubs and service continue to close in rural communities, and hard pressed farms face potential ruin.

 

More support for the next generation

 

PCF said ’much more support is needed to encourage the next generation back into farming and other rural careers’.

 

Open for applications now, the fund is available for organisations and charities helping to protect and sustain Britain’s rural communities.

 

Claire Saunders, director the PCF said: "The countryside has faced some real hardship in recent months and our grants are a valuable lifeline to redress the balance.

 

Flooding

 

"We also have additional funds to help initiatives in the areas affected by the recent and severe flooding.

 

"We are seeking applications from organisations that are working on projects focused on recovery and resilience in rural areas, particularly in the North of England, Yorkshire and Scotland.

 

“Rural communities are the backbone of the countryside, and farming is of vital importance to a thriving rural economy. The Fund is here to support and assist communities in times of hardship and help those who live and work in the countryside face a brighter future.”

 

  • Applications close on April 13, 2016

 

FG Insight Grant Checker

FG Insight Grant Checker

Grant Checker is an online tool that allows you to look up and research agricultural grants, loans and scholarships available to you as a farmer.

 

You can access the Grant Checker via your desktop computer, tablet or a mobile device to search grants based on your location and age.

 

For more information about this, and other grants available to you, visit FG Insight's Grant Checker by clicking here.

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