Rural Enterprise Support
Contact:Jackie Brierton - Jackie.firstname.lastname@example.org Sam Masson - email@example.com
Summary of Project
A proposed cooperation project on support for rural enterprises.
During the Scottish LEADER 2016, a Cooperation Cafe session was held where participants generated and discussed ideas for potential LEADER cooperation projects.
Sam Masson from Cairngorms LEADER and Jackie Brierton, Chair of Rural Perth & Kinross LEADER put forward an idea for a cooperation project providing support to rural enterprises.
The project would provide flexible support to small businesses and start-ups which meet their needs:
Create self-sustaining networks of small businesses
Increase confidence and sustainability
Provide access to small grants in a simpler way/model
Reduce isolation in rural businesses
Increasing skills and skills development
Encouraging women/youth/minority ethnic/SE into business
Encouraging businesses into growth pipeline
What we are looking for in partners
Partners interested in taking forward a project on Rural Enterprise Support.