The LEADER approach is part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) and is part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

The Lincolnshire LEADER Fund closed to new applicants on 1st September 2018 to allow current applications to be processed and contracted before BREXIT. Should any further calls for funding be launched in the future they will be advertised here.  If you wish to be notified of any future calls please email your contact details to

RDPE Growth Programme - Currently Closed

Countryside Productivity Large Grants - Curretly Closed

The RDPE Countryside Productivity scheme provides funding for projects in England which improve productivity in the farming and forestry sectors and help create jobs and growth in the rural economy. 2018 calls are now closed. 

For full details on the Countryside Productivity grants, including how to apply, please click here. 

You can contact the RPA on 03000 200 301(Rural Development option) if you would like any further advice after looking at the online information.