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New for 2018 LEADER farm diversification micro grants

Supporting Rural and Coastal Communities throughout Ayrshire

NEW FOR 2018 - LEADER farm diversification micro grants


  • support for farmers to start up a business into non-agricultural activities in rural Ayrshire
  • grant requests min. £1,000 max. £10,000
  • up to 90% of project costs
  • capital expenditure only
  • must start within 3 months of grant offer and be fully claimed back * by 31/3/19
  • decisions by end May 2018


submit an expression of interest no later than 16/3/18 via or contact the LEADER office for information on 01292 616655.

*All claims are paid on delayed costs only - you must pay for your items upfront and then claim the grant back from LEADER.


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