In sub-measures 6.2 and 6.4 respectively of the National Rural Development Program (RDP) for non-agricultural rural businesses can be obtained European funds worth between 70,000 euro and 200,000 euro. One popular business for these type of funds is the agro hostels.
For the RDP sub-measure 6.2 – “Support for the establishment of non-agricultural activities in rural areas” is provided a budget of 18.3 million euros for the projects that will finance different non-agricultural rural business.
According to the applicant’s guide in sub-measures 6.2 there are many conditions for obtaining this type of financing. However there is one special condition for start-ups that must be fulfilled for obtaining the funding: the shareholder that has the absolute majority (holding 50% + 1 / shares of the applicant) must prove that has conducted agricultural activity at the time of submission of the application.
This condition regards the previous experience of the applicant, condition that applies also to start-ups.