Rural Funding Workshop, 15 February, Manchester


9.00 am – 12 noon followed by networking lunch



Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB, UK (website)



Setting the Scene in Greater Manchester


EAFRD Programme introduction


Tourism Infrastructure Call in Rural Greater Manchester (rural map) – Details, eligibility criteria and how to apply


Greater Manchester Rural Strategic Priorities 


LEADER Programmes in Greater Manchester:



Sally Harrison, Northern Growth Programme Operational Lead Rural Development, Rural Payments Agency.

Paul Evans, Head of EU Policy, New Economy.

Candy Candy Squire-Watt, South Pennines LEADER Co-ordinator, Pennine Prospects.

Sean McGrath, External Investment and Funding, Lancashire County Council (Lancashire Pennine Moors LEADER)

Guy Darragh, Senior Strategic Growth Officer, Trafford Council



Local authorities, business advisers, potential applicants - rural businesses, social enterprises, farmers, land-owners, rural community groups, charities, public bodies.



Please contact María González to secure a place at the workshop

0161 2374031