In May 2016 The Cairngorms Trust announced their first round of funding approvals under the LEADER 2014-20 programme:
Volunteer Cairngorms, a total of £65,619 which will help develop community environmental volunteering in the National Park;
Tomintoul Discovery Centre is awarded £160,086 to redevelop Tomintoul Museum into a gateway to showcase the heritage, culture and landscape of the local area;
Building Stronger Communities in the Cairngorms National Park has been awarded £20,000 for community engagement to aid long-term strategic planning and investment in community development.
The approved projects awarded funding under the 2016 Small Grants Programme can be viewed here