• Cranborne Chase AONB Office, Rushmore Farm, Tinkley Bottom, Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, SP5 5QA  Tel: 01725 517417

Funding Deadline

Jan 14, 2017
The North Dorset LAG next deadline for applications is Feb 23rd.


The North Dorset LEADER Local Action Group, works across North Dorset, the rural areas of East Dorset, Christchurch and in Sherborne and the surrounding area awarding grants from the Rural Development Programme at a local level.

A project must be based in the Northern Dorset Local Action Group Area.

The next deadline for Outline Applications is on or before 23 February 2017.

If you would like to speak to someone about submitting an application or project idea come along to one of the application surgeries.  Surgeries are short (up to 30 minute) one-to-one chats for people who wish to discuss their project with someone face-to-face rather than over the phone. The surgeries help you to establish whether your project could be eligible or answer any questions you may have about the application form. Surgeries are held  between 10 am and 4pm on the following dates:

19 January - Stalbridge
24 January - Dorchester
2 February - Verwood
10 February - Wareham
16 February - Gillingham
28 February - Dorchester
2 March - Sherborne
14 March - Bridport
16 March - Blandford
28 March - Dorchester

Booking is essential. To book call 01305 225525 or email