Northumberland Coast & Lowlands LEADER

  • LEADER's aims


    The LEADER programme will provide grants to small businesses, farmers, foresters and communities for projects that create jobs and grow the rural economy.

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  • How we help


    The local action group decide which projects they will fund in their area. This depends on their priorities but all projects must support one or more of the six LEADER priorities.

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  • Case studies


    Since October 2008, the Northumberland Coast and Lowlands Local Action Group has met to consider and approve projects.

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  • Who are we?


    Find out who is in the Northumberland Coast and Lowlands LEADER local action group and when they meet.

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  • Useful links


    Here you will find the details of Northumberland Coast & Lowlands LEADER's partner agencies and supporters.

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Helping Northumberland's rural economy

LEADER is a community led approach to delivering EU funding into rural businesses and communities and is part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE).

The LEADER programme will provide grants to small businesses, farmers, foresters and communities for projects that create jobs and grow the rural economy.
 

Coast & Lowlands uses a bottom-up community led approach to deliver funds from the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE). RDPE is jointly funded by Defra and the European Union. Coast & Lowlands LAG is supported by Northumberland County Council.