North Durham Community Led Local Development (CLLD)
If your organisation is in Chester-Le-Street, Dipton or Stanley, you may be eligible for funding through North Durham CLLD.
North Durham CLLD has a call open for European Social Funding (ESF) projects with public match funding with extended project delivery time to December 2022:
North Durham CLLD has an open call for European Regional Development fund (ERDF) non-capital projects with extended delivery time to December 2022:
Accessing open projects
The following projects have been awarded funding to offer help to existing and new businesses, and individuals who are thinking about setting up a new business in our area:
A full map of the area covered is available in useful documents. If you are looking for funding to deliver in this area against the CLLD priorities we want to hear from you.
If you are looking to access some of the support available through the projects funded through the programme get in touch and we can sign post you to the relevant project.
Funding available for new projects
Could your organisation offer new projects providing financial or non-financial support to businesses in our area. Helping them grow and develop and adapt to a changing economy, or perhaps help people to start up in business.
North Durham CLLD has 4 priorities to address:
- Enhancing economic inclusion
- Stimulating entrepreneurism
- Enterprising spaces
- Developing growth and enterprise
What can the funding pay for?
The list below does not include everything that funding contributes towards - please contact us to find out if funding is available for your project or work.
See below examples of spending that you may be able to apply for funding for:
- Improving and developing people, places or services within the community that will make life better for people in the community
- Activity to promote entrepreneurship and self-employment
- Business support activity, mentoring, coaching, information, advice and guidance
- Support for new local business ventures, including social enterprises
Check if you are in an area that is eligible for funding
To check if you're in an are that's eligible for funding you can:
- View our
- Check to see if your postcode is included in (also available in PDF format - )
- Contact us with your postcode and we will check
How to apply
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- European Union - European Structural and Investment Funds