The Bolsover North East Derbyshire LEADER approach has been awarded £2,194,000 (reduced from £2,376,000) from the Rural Development Programme for England, until 2013 to improve the rural economies of the area, for Bolsover and North East Derbyshire (excluding Dronfield and Gosforth Valley Wards due to population restrictions).
Grant funding is available for Farmers and Micro-Enterprises up to 50%. From 1st January 2010, grants for more than 50% are available in exceptional circumstances and subject to clear evidence of need.
The current maximum state aid allowance that applicants can apply for is €200,000 in a three year period.
The LEADER Approach Funding will be channelled into five main themes: