West Cornwall LAG

The West Cornwall CLLD area covers the Land’s End cluster, St Just, Pendeen- Zennor- Madron, Newlyn, Penzance, St Ives, Hayle, Helston and Porthleven.

There are 22 ‘Core areas’  (30% most deprived nationally) in West Cornwall and 23 ‘Functional areas’. The two hub towns of Penzance and Helston are the most deprived clusters and 2 of the Core areas in Penzance are in the 10% most deprived nationally.

To be eligible for funding your project must aim to achieve one or more of the Objectives from the Local Development Strategy and be based in a Core area or, if the project activity takes place in a Functional area, be of benefit for people in a Core area.

Aim and Objectives from the Local Development Strategy

Inspire and Aspire – Stimulating inspirational, innovative and rounded pathways to better economic opportunities for people and businesses in the CLLD area of West Cornwall.

  1. Inspiring local community and business led solutions to transport challenges of accessing work and training opportunities and supporting business activities – a cross cutting objective
  2. Assisting community and micro/small businesses, including self employed, to start up, consolidate and strengthen, grow and develop, in order to stimulate and support local employment and businesses
  3. Stimulating community led initiatives and community based projects, to work with people to build capacity, confidence and skills for progression towards and into employment and training
  4. Developing meaningful and inspirational work experience and building the links between education, training and business for aspirational local career and work opportunities
  5. Making the most of local skills and assets to help support jobs, training and skills development – an underpinning objective

Hayle              Helston              Lands End              Newlyn              Pendeen – Zennor – Madron               Penzance              Porthleven              St Just              St Ives

Pre-application Guidance

LDS (Executive Summary)

Local Development Strategy

Make an application...

Please contact your Facilitator to discuss your project and make an application.

Rissa Parsons, CLLD Facilitator - West Cornwall