Bales of fun in Angus


Cattle in a field at Kinnordy


House of Dun Gardens


Monikie Country Park


Montrose Basin


Reekie Linn


View from Bridge of Dun


LEADER is a European rural development programme which aims to improve the quality of life and prosperity in rural communities through locally driven initiatives and projects.

Angus has an allocation of over £2 million for projects in rural Angus.

More about Angus LEADER Programme
Leader Area Map

Leader Area Map

Click to view detailed map


25 April 2018

How to Apply

Everything you need to know about the application process, criteria for acceptance and the process in each stage. 

Local Action Group

How the LAG works plus Summary of Local Development Strategy with links to full documents including Business Plans

LEADER Projects

Take a moment to browse through some case studies from previous LEADER projects.

Got an idea for a project…

What Are You Waiting For?

Check your eligibility on the map and…
Contact our teamContact our team

Watch this short video showcasing some of the projects funded from the 2007 – 13 Scottish LEADER programme.

Angus LEADER Social

Up to date news from the Angus LEADER social network

Angus Leader Programme

European funding for rural development projects in rural Angus.
Angus Leader Programme
Angus Leader Programme added 3 new photos.Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 5:41pm
Second day @leaderlsmaland cooperation planning, focusing on youth. Unusually good weather, which is a bonus. Plenty of great ideas to bring back home tomorrow. Nice to meet up again with Emilie Lindbladh who was student placement from Sweden with us in Angus for three months.
Angus Leader Programme
Angus Leader Programme shared Amaze Me LEADER 2018's video.Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at 4:23am
Our LEADER friends in D&G have great opportunities for young people all over Scotland 😊
Angus Leader Programme
Amaze Me LEADER 2018
Sleeping Giants is proud to be delivering Amaze Me LEADER 2018 on behalf of Dumfries and Galloway LEADER Programme! Check out this teaser for the event- for sign up information and to apply click through to our eventbrite here: (applicants must be aged 18-29) Credit to Studio 105 for producing this trailer
Angus Leader Programme
Angus Leader Programme shared Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER's post.Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 8:52pm
LEADER featuring at Europe Day, with ESEC

Angus LEADER Map

Explore the Angus LEADER area of operation