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South Durham Community Led Local Development (CLLD)


The South Durham CLLD programme is delivered in the Bishop Auckland, Coundon, Leeholme, Shildon, Spennymoor, St Helen Auckland and West Auckland areas.

A full map of the area covered is available in useful documents.

We have a call now open for European Regional Development fund (ERDF) - non capital projects. This call will be reviewed on a regular basis by the Local Action Group from 21 January 2021:

We have a call now open for European Social Funds (ESF). This call will be reviewed on a regular basis by the Local Action Group from 22 April 2021:

Accessing open projects

The following projects have been awarded funding to offer help to existing and new businesses, individuals who are thinking about setting up a new business and individuals who need support to get back into education, work or training in our area.

A full map of the area covered is available in useful documents. If you are looking for funding to deliver in this area against the CLLD priorities we want to hear from you.

If you are looking to access some of the support available through the projects funded through the programme get in touch and we can sign post you to the relevant project.

Funding available for new projects

Could your organisation offer new projects providing financial or non-financial support to businesses in our area. Helping them grow and develop and adapt to a changing economy, or perhaps help people to start up in business or get back into education, work or training. 

What you can apply for and who can apply varies, depending on which area your community or organisation is in. The South Programme currently has funding available to help address the priorities below. Further details can be found in our  Icon for pdf South Durham Call for Projects Booklet (PDF, 6.2mb) or please contact us.

Priorities

South Durham CLLD has four priorities to address:

  • enhancing economic inclusion
  • developing growth and enterprise
  • stimulating entrepreneurism
  • enterprising spaces

CLLD newsletter

To view our latest newsletter edition, see Icon for pdf South Durham Community Led Local Development (CLLD) Newsletter - Spring 2021 (PDF, 606.5kb) . Alternatively, if you would like to receive our newsletter direct to your email inbox please contact us expressing your interest.

Get involved

Local Action Groups - If you are interested in finding out more about the South Durham CLLD Local Action Group (LAG) and would like to find out how you can be more involved in promoting CLLD contact us.

South Durham Facebook - For the latest news, please follow South Durham Community Led Local Development funding on Facebook.

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