LEADER Selection Criteria

The following selection criteria will be applied by the LAG when evaluating a project application:

  • Links to Local Development Strategy
  • Links to other local, regional or national strategies
  • Economic Impact (including the safeguarding or creation of jobs)
  • Evidence of need
  • Additionality (the extent to which the project may proceed without the support of LEADER funds)
  • Value for money
  • Project management
  • Innovation
  • Social inclusion
  • Community involvement
  • Sustainability
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Demonstration of wider community benefit