Humber and Wolds Rural Action remains open for business, we are continuing to support our communities but in a different way, you can still contact us by email or telephone. Please visit the page dedicated to Covid19 to find out more about how the community is responding.
The resulting Community Led Plan forms a blueprint for use by Town/Parish Councils and other local bodies, as well as providing evidence for funding bids to enable the actions identified to be completed.
Mrs Surfleet a registered customer of the car scheme thanked HWRA for an excellent service and also to personally thank the driver, Terry for his help and assitance in providing transport to her medical appointment.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council are extremely pleased to announce that the CWWW LEADER Programme is open for business.
Please input your Post Code into the 'Post Code Checker' which you will find on the welcome page to confirm if your proposed project is in the CWWW LEADER area. Complete the 'Am I eligible for funding' self assessment to confirm if you are eligible for LEADER funding.
Potential applicants are directed to the website and advised to fully read the CWWW LEADER Local Development Strategy (LDS), CWWW LEADER Applicant Hand Book and Outline Application/Full Application Guidance, this to enable self assessment for eligibility against this fund and also to fully understand the external fund provider's criteria and the process you will need to adhere to if you are successful in applying for a grant award through this fund.
The minimum grant available is £2,500, a maximum grant limit of £35K has been agreed by the LAG with an option to award higher grants for projects of high priority against the LDS, which will result in substantial job creations or economic growth outputs.
Each of the, CWWW LEADER, 6 Priorities have a set, maximum, intervention rate. (See website). The Outline application must be downloaded from the website and submitted to this LEADER email address. The Outline Application 'MUST' be rejected if it is received in any other form. This strict regulation is set by the external fund provider.
On submission of an Outline Application, applicants, will be contacted within 10 'working' days to advise if they are eligible for funding.
CWWW LEADER officers will be available to help at any stage in the process. Only on receipt of a 'fully completed' Outline Application can a project be properly assessed for eligibility against CWWW LEADER funding.
If eligible for LEADER funding applicants will be invited to complete a Full Application. The Full Application is currently a 'Draft' document available for information only. (It is essential that prospective applicants read all documentation available to fully understand what is required by the external fund provider.
If you are invited to submit a Full Applications the timescales and process below will apply :
From receipt of the Full Application there will follow a 40 'working' day time frame:
5 Weeks of appraisal by the LEADER team, ensuring quality checks
2 weeks of Rural Payments Agency (RPA) quality checks
Full Applications to the Local Action Group Decision Making Board (DMB), (1 week prior to DMB meeting)
Contracting and correspondence with applicant
I hope the above information is helpful. We look forward to receiving your outline applications.
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