Extra funding for businesses in Angus 

£1.5m available to help rural development projects across the region

Angus LEADER Programme

Angus Council works exclusively with Crowdfunder to distribute extra funding through grants. 

Businesses, individuals and organisations can apply for extra funding through Crowdfunder, but they must be crowdfunding an idea and hit 25% of their funding target to be considered. 

Small enterprises are also eligible, however medium and large enterprises are not.

What can you fund?

Through LEADER, a European funding programme, Angus Council can contribute up 50% of your project’s Crowdfunder target.

There are plenty of things you can do with LEADER funding through Angus Council.

Improved community capacity:

  • Broadening skills and building the knowledge and confidence to take forward development and regeneration projects that will make a difference locally
  • Growing a stronger sense of identity and pride in the place that you live in Angus
  • Reducing inequalities for young people, disadvantaged groups and vulnerable communities

Better connectivity:

  • Increased access to digital connectivityIncreased knowledge, skills and confidence to develop and access digital connectivity and make use of it
  • Improved physical links between people and places so they are greener and meet local needs

First-class community assets and facilities:

  • More facilities will be fit for purpose and better used by communities
  • More communities will manage and own local assets
  • Enhanced natural and cultural heritage of the local area and conserving it

A stronger local economy:

  • Increased support for micro businesses and social enterprises
  • Development in a sustainable wayIncreased knowledge and skills for people across the region
  • More services by social enterprises and community businesses

If you would like to start crowdfunding, you can take the first step by hitting the button below.

Start crowdfunding

If you have already started a project, find out how to apply for this fund below.

How to apply

Download these packs to help you get started