LEADER Funding Available for Community Projects and Rural Services 31 October 2017 31 October 2017 0 1756 LEADER Funding Available for Community Projects and Rural Services LEADER can support businesses, rural community organisations, charities and partnerships to: Create, improve or expand community assets particularly those that can act as hubs for locally-based activity and service delivery (e.g. pubs, shops etc.) Develop innovative and collaborative community based projects and technologies that will improve access to rural services and reduce social isolation. Develop community greening and energy initiatives (not otherwise supported through FITs/RHI). Set up projects which involve educational farm visits. Click here to find out more about our funding priorities and grant rates.