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Donegal LEADER Targeted Call

    LEADER Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014-2020 for the Donegal Gaeltacht

Údarás na Gaeltachta wishes to announce details of a targeted call for under the Rural Environment Theme of the LEADER Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014-2020 for the Donegal Gaeltacht. The LEADER programme in the Donegal Gaeltacht is being administered by Údarás na Gaeltachta (with the exception of Gaeltacht islands where the programme is being administered by Comhar na nOileán).

The purpose of Targeted Calls for Expressions of Interest is to ensure LEADER funding is targeted where it delivers the most value, is awarded based on a comparative assessment, secures equal opportunities for all potential applicants and ensures funding is available for the duration of the programme.

Targeted Call for LEADER Funding – Protection & Sustainable Use of Water Resources, Protection & Improvement of Local Biodiversity and Development of Renewable Energy.

The following measures will open on 22 May 2017 for submission of Expressions of Interest for LEADER funding – closing date: 4.00 p.m. on Friday 23 June 2017. Total Budget for the Call: €114,575.

Target CallDescriptionMaximum Grant Amount
Protection & Sustainable Use of Water ResourcesTo support programmes and projects that assist with sustainable coastal zone management.€12,725
Protection & Improvement of Local BiodiversityTo promote sustainable development and showcase the environment.€15,900
Protection & Improvement of Local BiodiversityTo support measures which will coordinate, promote, protect and enhance Donegal’s rich biosphere and facilitate opportunities for the development of sustainable tourism and enterprise and social development.€47,750
Development of Renewable EnergyTo support initiatives that will increase the use of renewable energy and promote sustainable energy use. €38,200

Further Information: www.udaras.ie/forbairt-pobail/clar-leader/
Email: leaderdnag@udaras.ie
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