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Community Led Local Development (CLLD) Grant

“The Community Led Local Development (CLLD) fund is an annual grant allocation to Orkney from the Scottish Government.  It has been provided as a replacement to the previous LEADER funding Orkney received.  Due to the limited size of the funding allocation, it will only be Orkney based, constituted community/voluntary not for profit organisations with a registered bank account that will be eligible to apply.  Applications will not be considered from individuals, sole traders, organisations outwith Orkney, religious or political organisations, or private business.

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Bids are being sought from community groups within Orkney who want to make a difference through the Scottish Government funded Community Led Local Development (CLLD) grant scheme – the successor to the previous LEADER Programme which saw a wealth of small-scale community-led projects benefit between 2014-2020.

The Orkney Local Action Group (Orkney LAG) delivered the LEADER Programme in the county and will also oversee the CLLD funding allocation for Orkney of £188,330 in 2022/23.

Orkney LAG will accept applications from community groups between 5-28 September.

The CLLD Programme can support revenue and capital project costs based on the following criteria:

Application forms will be provided soon.  For further information contact Economic Development Officer, Alister Brown or LEADER Development Officer, Alison Barclay, Alison Barclay.

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Telephone: 01856 873535

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