Fittleworth stores finished the year on a real high – their application to the Leader fund at West Sussex County Council has been successful. They were awarded £75,000 (£74,978 to be exact) towards the build costs of the shop. The West Sussex County Council Leader fund is part of the Rural Development Programme for England and aims to support the growth and development of rural businesses.
This recent grant award takes their total grants awarded figure to an impressive £134,000! They have now raised £229,250 from grants, the share offer, donations and fundraising events. They are working away on sourcing the remaining funding.
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