The Shetland LEADER Programme 2014 – 20 is open for applications. The deadline has now passed for submission of Expressions of Interest.

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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

Shetland received an allocation of £485,000 of EMFF funding to deliver a Local Development Strategy for Shetland. The European Maritime & Fisheries Fund (EMFF) is the fund for the EU’s maritime and fisheries policies for 2014-20 and has been created to support the objectives of the Common Fisheries Policy and to encourage the development of the EU Integrated Maritime Policy. The fisheries priority actions form part of the Shetland LEADER Local Development Strategy.

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News

Update: Shetland EMFF Programme - still open for project proposals 

November 8th 2018

Update: Shetland EMFF Programme - still open for project proposals

Funds available to support new project proposals.

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Update: Now closed for Expressions of Interest 

October 18th 2018

Update: Now closed for Expressions of Interest

The Shetland LEADER Programme 2014-2020 is now closed for new Expressions of Interest.

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Deadlines set 

August 14th 2018

Deadlines set

The final deadline for the submission of Expressions of Interest is the 19th September

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