Grant Funding for Rural Businesses and Community Organisations

Government Grants are available for UK Grants are available through the Rural England Prosperity Fund to support rural business and communities.. £300,000 has been allocated for the Dover district.

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 application is 12 noon on Tuesday 30th April 2024.

For more information of to make an application, please see the REPF page on the Dover District Council website. You can also view the attached poster.