Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment Richard Lochhead has announced that a further Rural Priorities funding round will take place in June 2013. The Regional Proposal Assessment Committees (RPACs) will consider applications for Axis 1 (restructuring, development and innovation) and Axis 3 (rural enterprise) projects. Proposals will only be considered from those applicants who meet the criteria to qualify for the Young Farmers' Interest Rate Relief option.
The timetable for the June 2013 round is as follows:
Applications to be submitted by 20 February 2013Applications to be committed by 28 March 2013RPACs to be held from 10-14 June 2013