European focused fund updates

EU Interreg Programmes

To develop international collaborative projects in innovation, sustainability and inclusion. Continue reading

Horizon 2020 – Blockchains for Social Good

A €1 million prize awarded to encourage development of high impact solutions to social innovation using Distributed Ledger Technology. Opportunity areas include demonstrating the origin or raw materials and supporting fair trade, democratic participation, public records and spending, and encouraging financial … Continue reading

Making It Local

Making it Local are reopening for two further rounds of full applications to businesses and communities looking to receive funding for rural projects in the Local Action Group area covering much of East Devon, parts of Mid Devon and across … Continue reading

LIFE+ 2018

Following Brexit, the UK will continue to participate in the 2014-2020 EU funding programmes* until they close. This means that UK organisations will be able to continue to apply for grants and that projects with funding from the 2014-2020 programmes … Continue reading

Interreg France (Channel) England

Interreg provides EU funding for projects which encourage co-operation and sharing of good practice between European regions. The France (Channel) England Interreg Programme covers the counties of southern/eastern England and the regions of northern France which border the English Channel. … Continue reading

Historic Buildings Restoration Grant

A new grant scheme offering funding for land managers to restore their historic farm buildings is being piloted in five National Parks, including Dartmoor. The aim of the scheme is to help save iconic historic farm buildings in the English … Continue reading

REAL Devon LEADER Programme

The REAL Devon ‘LEADER’ funding programme, which aims to support rural businesses in Mid and East Devon*, has been expanded. More items are now eligible for applications from the farming community. Grants need to be allocated by March 2019 so … Continue reading

Erasmus+ – EU funding for education, training, youth & sport

UK organisations wishing to participate in international education exchanges and initiatives in 2018 can apply for EU funding from the Erasmus+ programme: the government has guaranteed that successful Erasmus+ applications which are submitted while the UK is still a Member … Continue reading

Countryside Productivity Scheme

Grants are available for the farming and forestry sectors under the Countryside Productivity Scheme which is part of the Rural Development Programme for England, funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD). Additional themes have recently been added to the … Continue reading

Horizon 2020: EU research programme

The EU Horizon 2020 programme is the main source of funding for research and innovation and has a €70billion budget for  2014-2020. There are opportunities to apply for funding for projects dealing with the full spectrum of scientific and technological research, business innovation, science education and … Continue reading

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