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Analysis & Development Funding

Analysis & Development Funding

Funding available for development plans, feasibility studies, research projects for Enterprise, Social Inclusion and Environmental projects

Call TitleMaximum Grant RateTotal Budget AvailableMaximum grant amount per project/applicantMinimum grant amount per applicationDeadline date for Applications
A&D FundingUp to 90% (Community Groups)
Up to 75% (Enterprises)
€150,000€30,000€5,000Open Call until such time as the funding has been allocated.

This open call is for Analysis & Development projects (e.g. plans, feasibility studies, etc.) that also include and engages hard to reach groups across County Leitrim.

*Please note that professional fees associated with a capital project are not eligible as an Analysis & Development project (e.g. an architect preparing plans for planning permission, etc.)

*Projects must also demonstrate that they have a positive impact on the environment/climate change.

This is in line with the Transitional Programme objective in that it will explore and develop projects for funding in thematic areas which are likely to feature strongly in the next EU-funded programme.

How to Apply?

The submission of an Expression of Interest Form is the first step in applying for LEADER Funding. It is your opportunity for your proposed project to be presented to the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) who will determine if your project is eligible for funding and if you can advance to the next stage of the Application Process. Please ensure that you read the details set out above. Once you submit your fully complete Expression of Interest Form Leitrim Development Company will contact you to outline if your proposed project is eligible for funding or not and if you can proceed to full Application.

Alternatively, if you wish to download a word version of the Expression of Interest please click here.

Some Sample Projects

The Organic Centre

The Organic Centre


The Organic Centre

Support Provided:

LEADER Social Enterprise Funding

-24/7 Family Carers Research Project

-24/7 Family Carers Research Project


24/7 Family Carers

Support Provided:

Analysis & Development Funding

Grant Awarded:




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The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018-2022 is funded by the Irish Government through the Department of Rural and Community Development and co-funded by the European Social Fund under the Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020.

This project is supported by EU Recovery Instrument Funding under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2022

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