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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: rdp.admin@nmandd.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 rdp.admin@nmandd.org or Alternatively, call 0330 137 4000 and ask to speak to a member of the Rural Development team.

Contact Details

Website: www.nmdbusiness.org
Email: rdp.admin@nmandd.org
Telephone: 0330 137 4000
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NMDBusiness/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/NMDBusiness
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nmd-business

  • rural business development guidance notes