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Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Community Groups have big ideas and LEADER Grants make those visions become realities. But Bridging Finance and Match Funding can be obstacles for groups trying to avail of LEADER Grants.
To avail of the LEADER grant, you may need to show that your project is fully-funded. This can include demonstrating that your organisation has the ability to pay for goods and services in advance of you receiving the LEADER Grant.
You may also need to show that your organisation has sufficient money to complete the project.
This may be difficult for some organisations, but Clann Credo can help you by providing Bridging Loans or Match Funding Loans.
Between 2007 and 2013 Clann Credo provided over €34m to 319 LEADER projects, creating, sustaining, and supporting almost 3,000 jobs

Galway Rural Development is still in the consultation process for the new LEADER Programme but the announcement of this new LEADER loan fund will be of great interest to potential applicants.

Get more information on it here:CLANN CREDO LEADER LOAN FUND

Welcome to the Galway Rural Development website. Galway Rural Development, through the programmes we administer, will continue to work along with other agencies, groups and individuals around the county to improve the quality of life for all citizens in our area. We especially wish to work with those who are most in need of assistance, to provide real opportunities for people to gain significant improvements for themselves and their communities throughout rural Galway.

Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.