Maritime and Fisheries Fund (MFF)

The MFF is a UK funding scheme which will support fisheries, inland waters, aquaculture and maritime sectors. The fund provides support for sustainable development within the fishing and aquaculture sectors and conservation of the marine environment, alongside growth and jobs in coastal communities. The purpose of the scheme is to provide the fishing sector with a financial support mechanism to the fisheries, inland waters, aquaculture and maritime sectors

The fund provides support for sustainable development within the fishing and aquaculture sectors and conservation of the marine environment, alongside growth and jobs in coastal communities in the UK. You can apply for funding for things like:

  • investments on board fishing vessels
  • gear replacements
  • improvements to shore-based facilities
  • advisory services, partnerships, training and innovation
  • investments in fisheries management and seafood processing
  • investments in aquaculture, animal health and inland fishing

For more information please visit:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/maritime-and-fisheries-fund-mff-apply-for-funding

You can contact the Animateur project support via email, text message, phone call or use the enquiry form on our website

www.fishinganimateur.co.uk/rsvp/ 

Call 01872 672112 to leave a message about your project idea

Text 07534 580450 with your name, project theme and size of vessel

or Email fishing@cornwallrcc.org.uk


Project Animateur:

Imogen Smith-Devey , the Fisheries Community Animateur, is employed by Cornwall Rural Community Charity and is available to create, develop and deliver MFF projects.

Based in Newlyn and supporting the county, the service acts as a ‘go to’ for anyone seeking guidance, information or assistance. If you have an idea or project which enhances and can sustain your coastal community, the Animateur will turn your aspirations into a reality. Support is available with creating ideas, sourcing funding and supporting your application with business plans and costings.

Contact Imogen for further information on 01872 672112 or  01736 362782, email fishing@cornwallrcc.org.uk or pop in to Seafood Cornwall Training for an informal chat.

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