Rural Enterprise Programme Grants Staffordshire
The Rural Enterprise Programme will consist of grants to support SMEs to sympathetically convert under-utilised buildings.
Construction and Real Estate, Printing and Publishing
Location of contract
Value of contract
£10k – £65k
24 February 2017
30 December 2018
Contract start date
31 December 2018
Contract end date
31 March 2019
The Rural Enterprise Programme will consist of grants to support SMEs to sympathetically convert under-utilised buildings, transforming them into productive workspaces that increase productivity and create jobs. See EU definition of SME https://ec.europa.eu/growth/smes/business-friendly-environment/sme-definition_en
The programme is intended to target 50 businesses with an anticipated maximum grant of £65000 per business. Grant Recipient SMEs will provide 60% of match funding. Total overall project funding available is £2m.
This notice is to alert the market to this opportunity. No further notices will be issued. The maximum grant will be £65000 and as such this procurement is not subject to The Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
Full details of the evaluation criteria and scoring mechanism are available in the Grant Application Forms.
About the buyer
Hilary Foxley, Rural Enterprise Programme Manager
Staffordshire Place 2,
Please note that the start date for this opportunity is 24/02/2017 and not 31/12/18 as shown in the Summary Information. Grant information and application forms can be requested forthwith. Further details and grant application forms can be requested by emailing: REP@staffordshire.gov.uk
How to apply
Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided