Kestevens Action Zone - LEADER funding from the Rural Development Programme for England (Free)

What is the business support?

This programme provides grant support in the following areas:

  • Support for increasing Farm Productivity
  • Support for micro and small enterprises and farm diversification
  • Support for Rural Tourism
  • Support for cultural and heritage activity
  • Provision of Rural Services


Projects must based be in the Kestevens area. This covers the areas North and South Kesteven.

Please see for more information.

What could it do for your business?

Support and grant funding to realise a project in your area, which could include the construction or expansion of premises, purchase of capital equipment, the provision of facilities and/or services.

Who runs it?

The Kestevens is part of a Local Action Group, one of 87 Local Action Groups bidding for funding from the Rural Development Programme for England, a European Union initiative delivered through Defra.  A local grant fund will open in 2015. Lincolnshire County Council also contribute financially to the programme.

How to find out more

Contact Information:

Sheila Whittle