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This page lists all the Options available under Rural Priorities. 1
Please note that if you intend to apply for support for any of these, you will need to demonstrate how the Option(s) will contribute towards the priorities for your region in your particular circumstances. Some Options may be available through a number of regional priorities. If you identify any Option(s) you wish to apply for, you will also have to identify the most relevant regional priorities to deliver the Options selected. If the Option you choose does not deliver the particular Regional Priority you select you may be scored low during the assessment of your case. You must demonstrate how the Option you choose delivers the Regional Priority.
To view the priorities for your region, please select the region from the left hand menu.
There are 3 axes within the European Commission Regulation (EC 1698/2005) on support for rural development:
Each key axis consists of a group of Options with specific goals. You can view the details of each Option by selecting them from the lists below:
Applications submitted for the June 2013 funding round were subject to the following:
The maximum level of grant is applied at project level. Multiple applications from the same business which contribute to the same outcomes were viewed as a single application.
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Note: projects that seek funding for Diversification Outwith Agriculture or Development/Creation of Micro-Enterprises are not permissible under Axis 1 (Regional Priorities 1-7 or 16-18) . You must seek funding for these projects under Axis 3 (Regional Priorities 13, 15, 25-32) instead.
Page updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2015