The Growth Programme has now closed but Cumbria LEP recently announced a new grant that may be suitable for larger scale farm diversification projects.
This scheme can support investment in established SMEs with capital grants of between 10-40% of the total investment. The minimum grant is £50,000 and maximum is £200,000. There is a guideline of 1 job per £30,000 of grant and the project must be completed by 31 December 2020. More information is at: https://www.thecumbrialep.co.uk/business-support/growing-our-potential/. Call Veronica if you would like more details on 01524 782797.