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Essex Rivers LAG (Local Action Group) Receives £1.8m Funding

The Essex Rivers LAG covers an area which stretches from Fingringhoe in the north to Great Wakering in the south and from Navestock in the west to the Essex coast. The funding is part of the Rural Development Programme for England and, as such, projects bidding for support must be rurally located, within the designated area...Published 29 April 2015.

Individual projects can bid for amounts between £10,000 and £100,000, with typical grants making up 25-40% of total project costs. The programme will run until 2020 and allocated funding must be spent within the next five years.

For more information follow the link to pdf icon Essex Rivers LAG Funding [979kb].  The programme is expected to be open for bidding in June and anyone wishing to submit a project for consideration will need to complete an expression of interest. For further information, or to register to receive an expression of interest form when available, please contact RCCE on 01376 574 330 or email