Transitional LEADER Programme 2021-2022

May 5 2021

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD recently announced the details of the allocation of the €70 million Transitional LEADER programme for the period 2021-2022.

The funding breakdown is as follows: -

  • €65 million is being allocated to support locally-led rural development projects across the 29 Local Action Groups (LAGs)
  • €3 million is being allocated to support the LEADER Co-operation measure which encourages rural areas to work together on collaborative projects
  • €2 million will be allocated to prepare for the next LEADER Programme Announcing details of the new programme, Minister Humphreys said: “This funding will support locally-led projects which focus on many of the key themes of Our Rural Future such as building capacity and empowering local communities, embracing opportunities in the green economy, supporting remote working and the digital transformation, developing our outdoor amenities and creating jobs in rural areas.”

Contact details for all Local Action Groups and their Implementing Partners (Local Development Companies) can be viewed here >