Download Making it Local Bid Document
The £2.4 million funding for the programme comes from the Local Action part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE), through the South West Regional Development Agency (SWRDA). From July 2011, responsibility for the programme has moved from SWRDA to Defra.
Making it Local Action Group (LAG)
The LAG is the Partnership body which directs the delivery of the Making it Local Programme. It needs to have representation across social, environmental and economic interests. The Making it Local LAG is made up of the following groups:
-Programme Management Group (PMG) - decision making body and managing group for the LAG. Download list of PMG members
-Consultative and Advisory Group (CAG) - gives the programme its accountability with a wide membership from the local and wider communities, and informs the overall direction for the Programme.
- Programme Stakeholders - interested groups, organisations, businesses and individuals from the programme area's wider community. They will receive regular programme information, invited to events and be able to submit projects and activities for funding.
For further details about how the Making it Local LAG works please download a copy of the Terms and References
The programme staff are employed by Devon County Council and are based in the area within the Blackdown Hills AONB (Hemyock) and East Devon AONB (Honiton) offices.
Visit Contact us page for list of staff
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