The Shetland LEADER Programme 2014 – 20 and the European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFF) 2014-20 are now both open for applications

How To Apply

What is LEADER?

LEADER is a European Union initiative which forms part of the Scottish Government's Scottish Rural Development Programme for 2014-20

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LEADER Programme 2014-20

The objective of LEADER is to provide opportunities for individuals, businesses and communities to come together to support rural development and provide long lasting benefits to the local area with particular emphasis on projects that are both innovative and “bottom up”.

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European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFF) 2014-20

The European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFF) is the fund for the EU’s maritime and fisheries policies for 2014-20. It has been created to support the objectives of the Common Fisheries Policy and to encourage the development of the EU Integrated Maritime Policy.

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News

Next deadline for full applications 30th November 

November 16th 2016

Next deadline for full applications 30th November

Applicants are reminded full applications must be submitted by the 30th November for discussion at the LAG meeting on the 25th January.

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EMFF Update 

November 3rd 2016

EMFF Update

Round 1 for project Expressions of Interest has now closed. Depending on budget available, a second call for projects may be announced in the first quarter of 2017.

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Short Food Supply Chain Management 

August 23rd 2016

Short Food Supply Chain Management

A report on a study completed by the EIP-AGRI to identify the main needs or instruments required to implement short supply chains which can increase farm incomes.

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