1. Skip to content

East Leicestershire LEADER is not currently open for applications.

For information on future calls, visit the funding timetable page of the website.

Before considering whether to apply, you should ensure your business is within the East Leicestershire LEADER area. This includes all of Melton and Harborough Districts and parts of Charnwood and Blaby Districts. You can check this using our handy post code checker, which can be found on the East Leicestershire LEADER homepage.

If your business is in a rural part of Hinckley and Bosworth Borough, you may be eligible for the North Warwickshire and Hinckley & Bosworth LEADER Programme. If this applies to you, please visit https://www.northwarks.gov.uk/erh/site/index.php.

You can apply when a call window relevant to your project is open. In order to apply, you will need to download and complete the outline application form below:

  • East Leicestershire LEADER outline application form (MS Excel, 751 Kb)

    Complete this form in its current format and send to eastleicestershireleader@leics.gov.uk before the application deadline. Hand written applications will not be accepted. Please use the guidance document below to make sure you have filled in the form correctly. If you require any assistance with this or require the form in another language or format, please contact the East Leicestershire LEADER Team and we will do our best to help.

Useful documents to help you complete the Outline Application form:

If you wish to discuss a potential application before applying, please contact the team via eastleicestershireleader@leics.gov.uk or 0116 305 9010.