Northern Lights, Kirriemuir


Lunan Bay


Northern Lights, Kingennie


Scurdie Ness Lighthouse sunset


Sidlaw Hills, sunset


Scurdie Ness Lighthouse


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

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25 October 2017

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 4 new photos.Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at 1:09am
LEADER Meetjesland Plattelandscentrum - Huysmanhoeve in action in Angus
Angus Leader Programme
Angus Leader ProgrammeFriday, October 20th, 2017 at 9:46pm
New LEADER Award
Kirriemuir and Dean Area Partnership who were awarded £8,634.00 towards a Feasibility study and business plan for stage 2 of the Kirrie Connections project and community hub.
Angus Leader Programme
Angus Leader Programme shared Arts & Business Scotland's photo.Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 3:29am

Angus LEADER Map

Explore the Angus LEADER area of operation