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Apply for funding

There are three European funding areas that you can apply for.

European Fisheries Fund
Around £38 million is available through the European Fisheries Fund to help the fishing industry in England to adapt to changing needs.

Money is available for fishermen, processing and aquaculture businesses, towards marketing fish products and for projects which will benefit groups of people who work in the fishing industry, such as harbour improvements. More information

European Fisheries Fund deadline extended

The European Fisheries Fund (EFF), in England is to continue accepting applications until 30 June 2014, meaning that applicants can still take advantage of the funding available. Read more

EU Aid
This programme allows bodies that enforce the Common Fisheries Policy to apply for co-funding from the EU for expected expenditure related to their enforcement work. More information

Fisheries Challenge Fund
This fund is to assist fishermen and other interested parties develop ideas to improve fisheries management. More information

Contact information

Business Relations Team
Marine Management Organisation
Lancaster House
Hampshire Court
Newcastle upon Tyne

Tel: 0191 376 2694/2676
Fax: 0191 376 2681
Email: eff.projects@