About us

Hiiumaa LAG (NGO Hiiumaa Cooperation Network) is established on 30th of June 2006. There are currently 82 members in the organization, incl Hiiumaa municipality, 42 entrepreneurs, and 39 NGO-s.

For the period of 2023-2027 the preliminary amount of support available is 2 059 453,7 euros, euros, incl 1 507 878 euros to support LEADER applications, 126 609 euros to support ESF+ fund applications; and 424 967 euros to support the local LAG and animation.

The Strategy is aimed at:
1. Creating innovative value-added jobs, based on local resources and skills;
2. Developing new markets for small businesses;
3. Improving the quality of life and business environment to support services necessary for community development;
4. Supporting the active and targeted cooperation to acquire new knowledge and skills;
5. Supporting targeted and effective development cooperation in favor of sustainable development of the Hiiumaa community.

In the Strategy, the priorities are given to projects that:
– Carry out the UNESCO Biosphere program for West Estonian Archipelago Sustainable Development ;
– Are innovative;
– Promote entrepreneurship aimed to create jobs and to maintain community services;
– Value local resources and skills;
– Develop local food supply;
– Use renewable energy sources and / or increase energy efficiency;
– Introduce innovative ICT solutions.

Hiiumaa is an island in the Baltic Sea, West Coast of Estonia. The territory of the island is 1000 km², population of approximately 9700.

Hiiumaa is a part of West Estonian Archipelago Biosphere Program Area

Contact information:
http:// www.kogu.hiiumaa.ee