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We help dozens of projects to become a reality every year, by providing guidance and assistance at all stages of project development and delivery.

Examples of the types of projects we work with include:

  • Economic projects –  such as mentoring and support to get people into work or set up a new business.
  • Business Development –  such as projects premises expansion and fit out, developing a new product range or introducing new equipment.
  • Community projects – such as building or refurbishing village halls, community shops, play parks, allotments and supporting community groups themselves.
  • Collaborative projects – such as projects that bring together businesses from specific rural sectors eg farmers, foresters, fishermen.
  • Tourism and Outdoor projects – such as new trails and paths, new tourism partnerships, visitor attractions and outdoor activity business partnerships.
  • Culture and Heritage – such as restoring heritage buildings, converting agricultural buildings into work space, cultural trails.

We have extensive project management experience, both capital and revenue, from start to finish. This includes:

  • Feasibility studies
  • Project planning
  • Finding suitable funding
  • Writing funding applications
  • Technical advice including State Aid guidance
  • Market and evidence researching
  • Setting up and running financial systems
  • Managing the project itself
  • Troubleshooting problems and assessing the success of projects.


Woodland Creation Grant (Countryside Stewardship Scheme)

13 July 2020


5 May 2020

Are you self-employed? What govt funding is available…

1 May 2020

What funding is available for my business – during COVID19 ?

1 May 2020

National Lottery – Awards for all (£300 – £10,000)

23 April 2020

£10m to boost tree planting – woodland carbon guarantee

21 April 2020

More than a Pub – Community Pub Support Programme. (CURRENTLY SUSPENDED)

20 April 2020

NFU Mutual – Community Giving Fund

20 April 2020

Charities Aid Foundation – £5million Emergency Fund

30 March 2020

Summary of George Eustace’s Speech to NFU

26 February 2020

Benefits of Investing for long term growth

11 February 2020

Rural businesses go from strength to strength

7 January 2020

Successful grant application? Need help with claiming?

13 November 2019

Local woodlands, global difference….

31 October 2019

Liz Abell’s Blog: Flexible Volunteering

7 October 2019

Case Study – Emily Fleur, Young Entrepreneur

30 September 2019

South Devon Coastal LAG Funding – on a map!

25 September 2019

GD LEAF successful applicants – on a map!

25 September 2019

Interview with Ella Sparks – Walnut trees and Agroforestry

19 September 2019
Greater Dartmoor Local Enterprise Action Fund South Devon Coastal Local Action Group Trading Standards Approved Cyber Essentials Plus