Launch of LEADER Programme 2023-2027 for County Roscommon

Roscommon’s LEADER 2023-2027 funding programme is open to accept ‘Expressions of Interests’. Community groups, private individuals and new or existing businesses are invited to find out more about Roscommon LEADER 23-27 funding and its application process.

A funding webinar will be held on May 23rd from 7 pm to 8 pm, and on May 24th from 1 pm to 2 pm. To register, visit the following links: t.ly/p0zgM (for May 23rd) or t.ly/jcxT1 (for May 24th).

Under the programme, funding of €180 million will be provided nationally, with Roscommon successful in securing €5.1 million to support and facilitate the continued development of rural communities all over the county.

LEADER 2023-2027 will be delivered through three main areas – economic development and job creation, rural infrastructure and social inclusion, and finally, sustainable development and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Roscommon LEADER Partnership Company staff will also be in attendance to provide information and answer your questions.

LEADER is a funding initiative open to all! From community and voluntary groups to private individuals and small to medium enterprises, LEADER can offer grant aid and support to projects aiming to promote the quality of life and economic opportunities for Roscommon dwellers within the framework of the approved Local Development Strategy (LEADER Plan).

For more information, please email leader@ridc.ie. Follow-on one-to-one clinics will be held for each Municipal District: Roscommon, Boyle and Athlone. More information on these clinics will be provided at the webinar.