Highland LEADER Programme

Support available for projects that benefit the community and economy in the Highland region.

Funding levels are as follows:

Indicative Budget Minimum LEADER Grant Minimum Eligible Project Costs Maximum LEADER Grant Maximum LEADER Intervention Rate
Caithness £497,080 £2,000 £5,000 No cap set 90%
Inner Moray Firth North £550,574 £2,000 £5,000 No cap set 90%
Inner Moray Firth South £412,683
Lochaber £547,978 £5,000 £10,000 £50,000 50%
Skye £313, 745 £5,000 £10,000 No cap set 50%
Sutherland £633,673 £5,000 £10,000 for submissions from community or voluntary groups. £25,000 for applications from public sector organisations, agencies and national charities. £50,000 50% for applications from community or voluntary groups. 20% for applications from public sector organisations, agencies and national charities.
Wester Ross, Lochalsh & Strathpeffer £506,688 £10,000 £20,000 No cap set 50%
Highland wide projects £500,000 £5,000 £10,000 £100,000 50%
Cooperation Projects between two or more Local Action Group areas (outside of Highland) £440,269 £5,000 £6,667 £100,000 75%
Cooperation Projects between at least two Local Area Partnerships within the Highland area. £440,269 £5,000 £10,000 £100,000 50%
Rural Enterprise £880,538
Farm Diversification £880,538
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