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The Diverse Regeneration Company has successfully supported many rural businesses, farms, forestry, tourism and community projects with over £15million of grant funding since 2005.  Below you will find all the latest news & information on current funding opportunities.  Scroll down!

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Review of South West Forest Scheme – 20 years from planting

Full Local Support (Research)

SME Brexit Support Fund for Training & Advice

Brexit Changes – FREE 1:2:1 Business Support

Bounce Back Loan – Apply or Top Up

Give someone a Kickstart !

Now Open – Woodland Support, Creation & Maintenance Grants

Article 2 – The benefits of woodland planting

Article 1 – The Benefits of Woodland Planting

BLOG – Buying Local, how does it help?

GAP Grants – Teignbridge District Council

New Lockdown Grants – January 2021

Return to Play fund – Sport England (Open now)

Additional Restrictions Grant (Now open for applications)

Newsletter – November 2020

Grants and Funding for Community Projects

Grants available for businesses ordered to close

Case Study – A community facility for all

Communities invited to ‘take control’

Funding & Grants for Innovation Projects

Mini ‘COVID’ Business Survey Results

Latest – Job Retention Scheme & Govt. Business Grants

Round 3 – Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme. NOW ENDED

Innovate UK Smart Grants £25million to be allocated

New Funding Opportunities (Sport & Leisure, & Housing)

Case Study – The Printworks, Tavistock

Case Study – Ashridge Court (Farm Diversification)

Case Study – Flapjackery (Successful Funding)

Case Study £50,000 Farming Grant (Countryside Productivity Scheme)

Newsletter – September 2020

Series of Articles – How to embrace the New Agriculture Bill

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Article – Benefits of Investing for long term growth

Apply – New Data Prototype

Woodland Creation Grant (Countryside Stewardship Scheme)

Newsletter July 2020

Growth Support Programme Extended

Start Up Business School Launched

£10,000 Business Grant Update

Aviva Community Fund – Grants up to £50,000

New Discretionary Business Grant Scheme – Are you eligible?

Village Halls & Community Buildings – current regulations

Cafe and Street Cafe Re-Opening – FAQs

Bounce Back Business Boosters


RDPE Growth Programme – Application help


Up to £5000 funding for youth clubs in Devon



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

What funding is available for my business – during COVID19 ?

£10,000 Business Grant for Small Businesses

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

£10m to boost tree planting – woodland carbon guarantee

Maintaining A resilient Forestry & timber Industry (during COVID19)

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

NFU Mutual – Community Giving Fund

Job Retention Scheme – NOW OPEN (80% grant for employees wages)

£500 Support for Communities – from Dartmoor National Park Authority

COVID 19 – Small Business Grant Scheme

Charities Aid Foundation – £5million Emergency Fund

Technology Challenge (COVID19) – £25,000 per company to be won

Top Tips – How to Increase Your Broadband Speeds

COVID 19 – Government Support for Business

Future Farming Resilience Project… FREE Support

Summary of George Eustace’s Speech to NFU

Article – Rural businesses go from strength to strength

Successful grant application? Need help with claiming?

Local woodlands, global difference….

Liz Abell’s Blog: Flexible Volunteering

Case Study – Emily Fleur, Young Entrepreneur

Interview with Ella Sparks – Walnut trees and Agroforestry

Case Study – Pilgrim of Brixham

Case Study – Moorwood

Case Study – Carrapitt Plants

Case Study – Taw Valley Brewery

Case Study – Port Waterhouse

Case Study – Farmer Luxton’s

Case Study – R&P Farming

Case Study – Courtier Farm

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