Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

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 leader@planed.org.uk and one of the team will be happy to help.