The South Aberdeenshire LEADER programme supports the Local Development Strategy, helping to create a long-term legacy of vibrant, healthy, and inclusive rural and fisheries communities enabled to contribute fully to the social and economic fabric of South Aberdeenshire.

The South Aberdeenshire Local Action Group encourage and support projects contributing to the five Local Development Strategy priorities, in addition to demonstrating innovation, sustainability, equal opportunities and community empowerment.

The South Aberdeenshire Local Development Strategy priorities are:

Connecting People & Place

Developing key Economic Sectors

Promoting & Protecting the Environment

Enriching & Positive Activities for all

Co-operating with other countries & areas


Postponement of round 5

The South Aberdeenshire Local Action Group met on the 02/11/2016. Due to the current situation regards conformation of funding to be part of the Chancellors Autumn statement due on the 23rd of November the LAG felt it necessary to at present suspend round 5 (closing date 2nd December 2016) as the LAG staff are not

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Community Indoor Sure Signal programme open for applications

Please find attached information regards a scheme for 3G signal in our Communities  

Three projects funded by the South Aberdeenshire Local Action Group

The new LEADER Rural Development programme for South Aberdeenshire was launched on Wednesday 18th November. With an allocation of £2.8 million of EU and Scottish Government funds. South Aberdeenshire Local Action Group have now held two funding rounds and are proud to announce its ongoing support to our South Aberdeenshire Rural Communities regards the uncertainty

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Application Window Open

The next closing date for applications is the 28/10/2016 ***Applications are welcome from projects with approved Expressions of Interests. If you intend submitting please get in touch via email as we are required to set you up on our e-application system***

*Current Application Window Closes Midnight 29 April 2016*

Just a reminder that our current application window closes at Midnight on the 29/04/2016.  Applications received after this deadline will not be able to be assessed at our next LAG meeting, but would be put forward to a future round.  To submit a full application you must firstly have an approved Expression of Interest.  Please

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