Donegal receives second highest LEADER allocation

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Donegal TD, Charlie McConalogue, confirms €10.4m million available to support rural communities and enterprises across Donegal, the second highest allocation nationally.

Interested groups are now being invited to apply for funding under the LEADER programme which will will support thousands of locally-led rural development and enterprise projects over the next five years.  

Encouraging groups from across Donegal to apply, McConalogue said, “I’m delighted to see this significant alocation of leader funding which will support local development and enterprise projects across the county over the next five years. 

“Rural development and supporting rural enterprises is a core belief and value for myself and Fianna Fáil. 

“Funding streams like LEADER are imperative to supporting rural communities and enterprises across Donegal and I encourage all interested groups to apply. 

“LEADER funding has been a very successful project for the county and I look forward to working with local groups in their applications for this funding.”