Welcome to Making it Local!

Making it Local is open, we are accepting new enquiries and applications.


£1.4m secured to award to projects in the Making it Local area!


The Making it Local, Local Action Group (LAG) is working with local people and businesses to develop opportunities for improving the rural economy and quality of life for people living and working in the area through a targeted grants programme called LEADER.

Our area is based on the parishes of the Blackdown Hills and East Devon AONBs and the surrounding gateway market towns.

Our overall aim is to use the outstanding environmental quality and local human potential as a ‘springboard’ for sustainable economic growth.

Do you have a project idea? Click on the steps below.

Closing date for Full applications Date of Executive group meeting
6 September 2017 18 October 2017
1 November 2017 13 December 2017
3 January 2018 14 February 2018
5 March 2018 18 April 2018
30 April 2018 13 June 2018
27 June 2017 9 August 2018

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