What will LEADER Fund?

LEADER has 6 national priorities: (Click on each priority to find out more details.)




Making it Local has its own priorities which are:

Raise business performance and local employment

  • To increase the number of well planned, productive, ambitious businesses who create more local and wider markets.

Connect Communities

  • To support our communities and businesses to make connections and work together, to build local assets and sustainable solutions

Optimise Sustainable Local Resource Use

  • To realise the economic potential of the local environment, both as a resource and as a marketing tool, as a means to enhance prosperity and to sustain environmental quality

More details about Making it Local can be found in our Local Development Strategy (LDS)