Welcome to Scottish Borders LEADER
Welcome to the Scottish Borders LEADER Programme 2014 – 2020 website. LEADER is a European rural development fund, part of the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), and delivered in Scotland through the Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP).
The Scottish Government has approved an allocation of funding for Scottish Borders LEADER of £4 million and the programme was launched in 2016. Anyone with a project in mind should complete an Expression of Interest form available on the Scottish Rural Network site.
This website describes how the LEADER Programme works in the Scottish Borders and the types of projects that are eligible for LEADER funding. It includes details on who can apply to LEADER, and how much you can apply for. Please contact the LEADER team at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01835 826661 if you would like to discuss your project and /or to be kept informed of availability of funds.
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The Scottish Borders LEADER 2014 – 2020 programme is now open. Final versions of the application form and guidelines are now available from the LEADER team Tel: 01835 826661 or email the LEADER team at email@example.com for more information. The online application form and supporting documentation will be available soon.
Closing dates for the next two rounds of applications are 31 May and 31 August 2016.