Rural development grants available to farmers, foresters,
community enterprises and rural-based businesses.
LEADER is funding to improve the rural economy and quality of life for people living and working in the North Wessex Downs.

What we fund

TractorProjects must be economically viable and environmentally sustainable and fit in with at least one of the six programme themes:


Micro and small enterprises (including farm diversification):

Rural tourism / the visitor economy:


Rural services and connectivity:

Culture and heritage:

There is much more information on what we can and cannot fund within the North Wessex Downs LEADER Applicant Handbook.

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