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Funding and guidance for CWWW LEADER 2014-2020

The LEADER programme - "delivering funding to benefit the rural economy in England with the key outcome to create growth and jobs".


Funding

There is funding available for farmers, foresters, rural businesses and rural communities in the Coast, Wolds, Wetlands and Waterways area through CWWW LEADER 2014-2020, which is a European Union and UK Government funded programme. A map of the area can be accessed by clicking on the image on the right.

The application process

Applying to the CWWW LEADER 2014-2020 programme is a 2 stage process:

Stage 1 - Expression of Interest

To find out if you are eligible for LEADER funding please refer to the CWWW LEADER Local Development Strategy 2015-2020, the CWWW LEADER Applicant Handbook and then complete the 'Am I eligible?' checklist. If eligible please read the Expression of Interest guidance, before completing the Expression of Interest form; this must be completed in full. All documents can be found below.

For further information please contact us using the email address below:

Email: leader@eastriding.gov.uk

Stage 2 – Full application 

(You will be invited to submit a Full application form if your Expression of Interest form is successful)

What are the programme priorities to be funded?

LEADER funding covers the following 6 priorities, which are set nationally:

Guidance and supporting documents

The following links provide you with all the information you need to know if you are considering applying for LEADER funding:

To apply for CWWW LEADER 2014-2020 funding please refer to the checklist ‘Am I eligible?’. If your self-assessment shows that you are eligible for funding, please read, in full, the Expression of Interest guidance prior to completing an Expression of Interest form, and then submit both the Expression of Interest form and the 'Am I eligible?' checklist to the email address below:

Email: leader@eastriding.gov.uk 

Am I eligible? (pdf 406kb opens in new window)


To access the full CWWW LEADER Local Development Strategy 2015-2020 document please click on the link below:

Local Development Strategy 2015-2020 (pdf 1mb opens in new window)

 

To access the three year CWWW LEADER Delivery Plan 2015 please click on the link below:

CWWW LEADER delivery plan 2015 (pdf 211kb opens in new window) 


To access the CWWW LEADER Applicant Handbook which contains all the information you need to make an application please click on the link below:

CWWW LEADER applicant handbook (pdf 746kb opens in new window)
   

To access a list on what is eligible and what is non-eligible in priority 1 (Farming) and priority 6 (Forestry), please click on the link below. Please note that this list is intended as a guide only at this stage and has not been finalised - it is possible further items will be added or removed:

LEADER equipment list for priority 1 and 6 (pdf 137 kb opens in new window) 

To access the Expression of Interest form and the guidance, please click on the link below:

Expression of Interest (Excel 181kb opens in a new window)

Expression of Interest guidance (pdf 92 kb opens in a new window)

To access the draft Full application form and the guidance, please click on the link below*: 

Draft Full application (pdf 135 kb opens in a new window)

Full application guidance (pdf 591 kb opens in a new window)

* Please note: The Draft Full Application form is for information only. You will only be invited to submit this form following a successful Expression of Interest submission.


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