Applications are now closed.

Funding criteria and eligibility

The South Nottinghamshire LEADER area has a population of just over 113,000 and forms an important bridge between Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

In total, £1.3m of funding is available to support projects in the South Nottinghamshire LEADER area.

Map of the South Nottinghamshire LEADER Programme area

This map highlights the area covered by the 2015-2020 LEADER South Nottinghamshire programme.

To zoom to a specific area, click the 'View larger map' icon on the top right of the map to open it in a tab, then click the magnifying glass icon.


  • all applicants must operate within the designated LEADER area shown on the map
  • applicants must be legal entities such as:
    • micro and small businesses
    • social enterprises
    • farmers
    • growers
    • foresters
    • land managers
    • other voluntary, community and public sector organisations
  • projects should contribute to the South Nottinghamshire Local Development Strategy (LDS) priorities and should help:
    • create jobs
    • grow rural businesses
    • support the rural economy.

Find Out More

To discuss a project idea or to find out how to become more involved in the local LEADER partnership, contact:

  • Craig Edson
  • South Nottinghamshire LEADER Programme Officer
  • (0115) 977 2686
  • Email Craig Edson

Funded By

EU Funding