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

Click to view detailed map


26th April 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 shared The Food Life's photo.Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 9:08pm
The Food LIfe indoor spring festival, this Sunday, Strathmore Hall, Forfar.
Angus Leader Programme
Angus Leader Programme added 2 new photos.Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 11:40pm
We're at the #DATourism17 Conference today at Carnoustie hotel. LEADER can help fund tourism projects. Check out the website for more details or contact us today.
Angus Leader Programme
Angus Leader ProgrammeTuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 2:05am
Social Investment Scotland can help with match funding for your LEADER projects including bridging loans. Read this artice to find out more.

Angus LEADER Map

Explore the Angus LEADER area of operation