The aim of the LEADER Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020 is to promote social inclusion, poverty reduction and economic development in rural areas. The programme provides funding and other supports such as advice, training and mentoring.
OLDC is the implementing partner - delivering the LEADER Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020 on behalf of Offaly Local Community Development Committee.
All funding decisions taken by Offaly Local and Community Development Committee are underpinned by the Local Development Strategy (see summary document below) objectives and priorities. Funding is available to communities and enterprises and is delivered under the themes as outlined in document below.
Download RDP LEADER information booklet below.
For further information or to obtain an Expression of Interest (EOI) form please contact a member of the Rural Development Programme team within OLDC.
*** Expressions of interest are now being accepted from groups and organisations who wish to apply for funding for projects in the area of Biodiversity; Water Quality and; Renewable Energy. Click here for further information. Deadline for submission of expressions of interest is 21st December 2018 ***
For further information contact:
Offaly Local Development Company,
Tel. 057 9322 850