BRIEFING NOTE: EUROPEAN STRUCTURAL AND INVESTMENT FUND (ESIF): THE GROWTH PROGRAMME

The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) announced, on 27 July, a £24 million package of grants under the ESIF growth programme. The scheme, administered by the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), initially opened in March with grants totalling £3.6 million in 5 LEPs. The most recent announcement sees calls for grant applications in three areas: tourism (infrastructure and support); small business development; and food processing with a budget of over £8 million.

 

This briefing note sets out the second tranche of calls made. Please see Briefing Note RE01/15 for information on the first tranche of calls.

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