About RAD

30th January 2017

Established in 1924, Rural Action Derbyshire (formerly Derbyshire Rural Community Council) is an independent organisation and registered charity operating across the county.

RAD aims to improve the life of those living and working in rural Derbyshire.

RAD’s objectives are:

RAD works to meet its aim and objectives this in two ways:

RAD is one of 38 rural community councils in England and is a member of the Rural Community Action Network (RCAN), headed up by ACRE

A view over ladybower reservoir in the Peak District

A view over Ladybower Reservoir

RAD is a member of the Derbyshire COMPACT - to read more about the COMPACT click here

How are we funded?

Rural Action Derbyshire is the trading name of Derbyshire Rural Community Council, a Charitable Company Limited By Guarantee. We receive a small income from membership fees and sponsorship, but we rely on the support of our public sector partners - including Defra, Derbyshire County Council, all other local councils in the county, plus income earned from specific project management fees.

To read more details, visit our Funding page.

Download our latest Annual Review and Accounts