and Rother Rural Partnership
East Sussex. BN7 3AE
Site Updated: November 2016
Flash May 2017
A new, easier application process has been
introduced, with an Expression of Interest replacing the Outline Application
as the first stage in the two-stage application process. Please see our
revised guidance for completion of the Expression of Interest.
and Rother Rural Partnership LEADER Funding
what has happened in the past six months
What is LEADER?
Under LEADER, Local Action Groups award grant funding to local businesses
and organisations to help them carry out projects which create jobs and benefit
the rural economy.
The LEADER scheme is part of the Rural Development Programme for England which
is managed by the Rural Payments Agency and funded by the European Agricultural
Fund for Rural Development.
A Local Action Group is made up of local public, private and community representatives,
who work together to agree priorities and award funding to projects that meet
Plumpton College is the Accountable Body for the Wealden and Rother Rural
(WARR) Partnership LEADER Local Action Group.
The WARR Partnership has been awarded £1.472M * This money will be used to
support projects proposed by farmers, growers, foresters, other small rural
businesses and rural community groups that will benefit the economy of the
*the amount is subject to the sterling/euro exchange
rate fluctuations and was calculated at 1 euro = £0.80
To see the WARR LEADER Area map follow this