Funding

Our directory of various funding sources.

The Cotswolds LEADER Programme

The Cotswolds LEADER Programme

The acronym ‘LEADER’ derives from the French words “Liaison Entre Actions de Développement de l’Économique Rurale” which means, ‘Links between the rural economy and development actions’.  What separates it from other funding ...

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Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF)

Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF)

The Fund The Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) is a venture capital fund which makes early-stage investments as equity or convertible loan between £25k and £750k alongside co-investors. The companies ...

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BBSRC

BBSRC

We are one of seven Research Councils that work together as Research Councils UK (RCUK). We are funded by the Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). Our budget ...

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Agri-Tech Catalyst

Agri-Tech Catalyst

The £70m ‘Agri-Tech Catalyst‘ funding scheme has been launched to help businesses and researchers develop innovative solutions to global challenges in the agricultural technology (‘agri-tech’) sector. About the Competition The Agri-Tech Catalyst offers ...

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Innovate UK

Innovate UK

Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency We work with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy. ...

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The Henry Plumb Foundation

The Henry Plumb Foundation

We help young people to realise their dream of finding a future career in the farming and food industry. Started by Lord Henry Plumb, the Henry Plumb foundation provides financial ...

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Newton Fund

Newton Fund

The Newton Fund aims to promote the economic development and social welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the well being of communities. ...

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Countryside Productivity Scheme

Countryside Productivity Scheme

Farmers, woodland owners and forestry contractors can apply for grants under the Countryside Productivity Scheme. The Countryside Productivity Scheme is part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE). It’s ...

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Rural Development Programme for England: LEADER funding

Rural Development Programme for England: LEADER funding

LEADER funding is available to local businesses, communities, farmers, foresters and land managers. Find out how to apply for funding through Local Action Groups (LAGs). You can apply to your ...

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Rainbow Seed Fund

Rainbow Seed Fund

The Rainbow Seed Fund is a £24m early-stage venture capital fund building and growing technology companies stemming from the UK’s research base. We help build companies from great science developed ...

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