Guide East Devon business coronavirus update - 25 June 2020

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8. Funding roundup

Dairy response fund opens for applications

The dairy response fund has opened for applications from eligible dairy farmers in England in need of support following the coronavirus outbreak.  The deadline for applications is 14 August.

Local Digital announces £800k funding for data and digital products

From 1 July, £800,000 of funding will be available for data and digital projects to help councils in England with their COVID-19 recovery and renewal efforts. The scheme invites applications across three thematic areas: Data and reporting; Community engagement; Developing new working practises.

Young Innovators Award

A £5,000 grant, a living allowance and a tailored package of expert support and advice for 18 to 30 year-olds with innovative business ideas.

Research and Development Award

Innovate UK's grants for R&D include Designing Sustainable Plastic Solutions to find ways of reducing the amount of persistent plastic waste entering the environment; Catalysing Green Innovation - strands 1 and 2. 

Historic England: COVID-19 Emergency Heritage At Risk Response Fund

Grants for project development works, minor repairs and maintenance of heritage sites that are accessible to the public.

Ecover: Fertilise the Future

A new scheme to provide grants for innovative ideas that demonstrate an environment-friendly approach to sustainable development.