Rural Business Development Grant Scheme
The Rural Business Development Grant Scheme will provide investment support for the development of existing enterprises based in a rural area of Newry Mourne and Down District Council to recover, sustain or grow through DAERA’s Tackling Rural Poverty & Social Isolation (TRPSI) Programme. The capital only grants are available up to a maximum grant of £4,999 (up to 50% of the total costs of the project).
This scheme is now OPENED for applications from Wednesday 4 May 2022, closing on Tuesday 31 May 2022 at 12noon. The online application link is available here.
Mandatory Pre-Funding Workshop Dates
A mandatory pre-funding workshop must be attended prior to applying for the scheme. Please choose from:
- Friday 29 April at 10am OR 2pm
- Friday 6 May at 10am OR 2pm
- Tuesday 10 May at 1pm OR 3pm
- Tuesday 17 May at 1pm OR 3pm
To register attendance at the workshop email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Businesses can also speak directly with a member of the Rural Development Team with regards to eligibility, the application process and your project idea.
To arrange a call back email email@example.com or Alternatively, call 0330 137 4000 and ask to speak to a member of the Rural Development team.
Telephone: 0330 137 4000
- rural business development guidance notes