Grants of £5,000 and £50,000 are now available for rural businesses across North Northamptonshire

Grants of £5,000 and £50,000 are now available for rural businesses across North Northamptonshire.

Using monies received from the Rural England Prosperity Fund, North Northamptonshire Council has re-launched a grant scheme to support existing rural businesses, with applications now open.

Following on from rounds 1 and 2 in 2023, applications are invited from projects that can be started quickly and be delivered with all spend claimed by 28 February 2025.

Capital grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 are available in Round 3.

The grant scheme is intended to help rural businesses become more resilient and support growth. A particular target for Round 3 is business diversification and the visitor economy.

Applications for this round of funding must be received by 25 March 2024.

Interested rural businesses who wish to apply for funding in Round 3 are invited to send a request for an application form, eligibility criteria and guidance notes to


This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. Find out more below.

Grants of up to £50,000 for rural businesses available | North Northamptonshire Council (


Since we received this funding from central government, we have been committed to ensuring it reaches those who need it most. We are now in the third round of grants for this particular fund and the grants have already been received by so many rural businesses, making a huge difference.Jason Smithers, Leader of the Council