£35 million has been made available to boost productivity and create local jobs in rural areas.
Businesses can apply for grants under three themes – Business Development, Tourism Infrastructure and Food Processing.
All the details can be found on the gov.uk website.
To check if your business is within a rural area please visit DEFRA interactive website where you will be able to check postcode eligibility.
A Map of rural GM can also be found here.
Deadline for applications: 16th February 2020
*If you would like to find out more about the fund, there is a free funding workshop organised by the GM Combined Authority on Wednesday 15th January 2020 in Manchester (10am-12pm).
To find out more about the event, follow this link to the Eventbrite page.*