Funding

Farm Diversification and Rural Enterprise Fund

The Farm Diversification Scheme is open to farmers looking to diversify into non-farming activity and the small rural enterprise scheme is open to those setting up or expanding a rural business. 

LEADER funds are now fully committed and we will not be accepting anymore expressions of interest. 

Community Funds

Open to individuals, community groups, small businesses, voluntary and third sector organisations, charitable and public bodies. Applications to the main fund should fit with our Local Development Strategy.

Are you a community group looking for funding for a project? Find out more here 

LEADER funds are now fully committed and we will not be accepting anymore expressions of interest.

Cooperation Fund

This is open to applicants working across different LEADER areas, either in Scotland, the UK or in Europe. Applicants under the co-operation fund should discuss their project idea with the LEADER team directly before submitting an Expression of Interest.

LEADER funds are now fully committed and we will not be accepting anymore expressions of interest.