Over the last 18 months Carver Knowles has been involved in helping farmers to secure over £260,000 worth of LEADER Grant funding for a range of agricultural equipment and diversification including:

  • Direct Drills
  • GPS and Auto Steer
  • Cattle Handling Equipment
  • Automatic Palletiser
  • Slurry Sand Separator
  • Shepherd Huts
  • Equine Facilities
  • Barn conversion for diversification purposes

LEADER will help to fund 40% of the overall cost of the project which is typically capped at around £35,000.

The LEADER Grant is a two stage process. Firstly an expression of interest application which gives basic information about the business and the proposed project. If accepted you will be invited to apply for a full application. This will include an application form, cash flow analysis, 3 quotes and other supporting information.

Expression of Interest Deadlines

Cotswold – 31st August 2018

Worcestershire – 21st September 2018

Tewkesbury and Forest of Dean – Closing this summer

Carver Knowles have the experience to help you through the whole process including helping to secure planning permission and funding for the project.

Please click here for more information or call Alyssia Thomas on 01684 853400