Frequently Asked Questions

Can LEADER accept scanned signatures on the Application Documents/Claim Forms?

How long does it take to receive a decision on our LEADER Full Application?

Can I use Volunteer Time as Match Funding?

Can several businesses group together and put in an application?

What if a business wants to use a preferred/local supplier?

Is it possible to request a grant for more or less than the min and max grant offers?

What obligations do I have with any equipment purchased as part of my grant?

If I use an agent or consultant to help me put together my grant application, can this cost be included as part of my grant?

Will a LEADER Project Officer visit my project or business before my grant is awarded?

I’ve been offered a good deal on a piece of equipment, can I buy it now and include it in my grant application?

If your question isn’t answered here get in touch with us on 01834 860965 or email and one of the team will be happy to help.