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Somerset Levels & Moors LEADER

We are now accepting Outline Applications for Priorities 2, 3, 4 and 5 so if you have a project in mind please get in touch.  


The Somerset Levels and Moors Local Action Group are now able to continue with the delivery of the LEADER Programme with a £1.4m grant pot  available for businesses, farmers, foresters and rural organisations across the Levels and Moors.

Please be aware that the application process can take around 4 months so if you are in the planning stages please contact us so that we can provide you with further guidance before proceeding.

For further details of the Programme and the Priorities pleas read the Handbook which can be found by clicking HERE.

LEADER funding is EU money that is allocated via DEFRA for more information take a look at the EU Comission's rural development website. 

If you are interested in the proposed new Programme and think you may have a project with good economic benefits for the Levels and Moors then please do get in touch.  You can call Anne-Marie Spalding, Programme Manager on 01823 359242 or Laura Jensen, Programme Assistant on 01823 357105  or email levelsandmoorsleader@somerset.gov.uk



Latest News
Jun 26, 2017

The budgets for Priority 1 - Support for Farm Productivity and Priority 6 - Support for Forestry - are now fully committed and we are unable to accept any further applications.

Apr 15, 2017

Are you a trained appraiser for the LEADER Programme - we are currently recruiting for our bank of appraisers

Mar 15, 2017

We are open for applications - if you have a project in mind then please get in touch


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