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NEWSFLASH: The CWWW LEADER Programme is closed to all applications under all Priorities


Welcome to Rural Programmes

The Rural Programmes team develop policies and maximise funding opportunities for the benefit of groups, small to medium enterprise, farmers, farmers networks, partnerships and social enterprise within the LEADER area (pdf 717kb).

Finding information:

Here you can find information on our current LEADER programme, CWWW LEADER 2014 - 2020.

You can also find more information on previous programmes such as Leader+ and 'Pathfinder' and Humber RAOP

Check out our News and Events page which includes the latest news about our projects and events that might be happening in your area.    

Latest News on CWWW LEADER 2014-2020

To establish whether your project is located within the Coast, Wolds, Wetlands and Waterways LEADER area, please type your post code into the post code checker below:

Postcode Checker (Excel 16.37mb)

To apply for CWWW LEADER 2014-2020 funding please refer to the 'Am I eligible?' checklist, which can be found on our Funding and Guidance page. If your self-assessment shows you are eligible for funding please complete an Expression of Interest form and submit both the Expression of Interest form and the 'Am I eligible?' checklist to the email address below:


"CWWW" is an acronym for Coast, Wolds, Wetlands and Waterways.    

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Map of area covered by LEADER programme
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