Kelvin Valley & Falkirk LEADER are holding a series of drop-in sessions this spring.
These sessions are drop-in events at a local level across the Kelvin Valley & Falkirk area and LEADER will be joined by local funders at each event.
Attendees will be able to discuss project ideas with LEADER staff and LAG members and also with the other funding organisations. They will also be able to find out information on how to apply and our forthcoming deadlines.
The dates and venues for the drop-in sessions are:
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