LEADER boost for Scottish Borders projects

Cyclists in Walkerburn
News from Scottish Borders LEADER

After a successful Local Action Group (LAG) assessment meeting on Tuesday 24 January when eight further project applications were approved, Scottish Borders LEADER have now committed to funding totalling £705,000. 

So far Scottish Borders LEADER LAG have awarded grants to 15 projects:

  • ten community
  • three rural business
  • two farm diversification projects

With a full pipeline of really interesting projects to come, we are looking forward to helping rural organisations throughout the Scottish Borders to deliver their exciting ideas and make a real difference to our continued economic development.

Visit the Scottish Borders LEADER website for more information.

More about LEADER across Scotland

You can find out about LEADER across Scotland in the LEADER section of our website, where you can also submit an Expression of Interest form if you have an idea for a project.

And watch our short film below to find out more about six inspiring projects that received funding in the LEADER 2007-2013 programme.

Scottish LEADER programme from ScottishRuralNetwork on Vimeo.