Interested in applying for funding under the NI Rural Development Programme?

Published: 14th October 2016

The Fermanagh and Omagh Local Action Group (LAG) Ltd will administer the Rural Business Investment Scheme by delivering funding under the following themes:

  • Theme 1 – Rural Business: Growth – Support for Traditional Industries including Manufacturing, Engineering, Construction and related Services
  • Theme 2 – Rural Business: Innovation – Support for IT, Creative Industries, Specialist Health and Wellbeing and Service Provision; and
  • Theme 3 – Rural Business: Tourism – Support for Activity Based Tourism, Tourism and Craft Production, Accommodation enhancements and supporting infrastructure

The LAG will be hosting 5 MANDATORY Funding Workshops across the District Council area for THEME 2 Only – Rural Business: Innovation – including support for IT, Creative Industries, Specialist Health and Wellbeing and Service Provision   Workshops will be held as follows:

Bawnacre Centre, Irvinestown at 7.00pm on Tuesday 18 October 2016

Castle Park Leisure Centre, Lisnaskea at 7.00pm on Monday 24 October 2016

Ecclesville Centre, Fintona at 7.00pm on Wednesday 26 October 2016

Milestone Centre, Carrickmore at 7.00pm Thursday 27 October 2016

Belcoo Community Centre, Belcoo at 7.00pm on Wednesday 2 November 2016

Tea/Coffee will be available from 7.00pm with events commencing at 7:30pm sharp

If you are interested in applying for funding under THEME 2 then attendance at one of the workshops is the only entry point.  Please note that attendance also includes the requirement to complete an Expression of Interest form on the night (outlining brief details on the proposed project that you are seeking funding for including anticipated costs). Failure of the business owner/Director to attend a workshop will result in you being ineligible to apply under this call for applications. Please note Funding Workshops for Theme 3 will be held at a later date.

Should you wish to speak to a member of staff for further details about the Funding Workshops or the Programme you can do so by contacting Fermanagh and Omagh Local Action Group (LAG) Ltd, 1 Market Street, Omagh, Co Tyrone, BT78 1EE Tel: 028 8225 0202.

PLEASE NOTE:  This is a competitive programme.  Attendance at a Mandatory Funding Workshop or receipt of an invitation to submit an application for financial assistance having attended a Funding Workshop does not indicate that your application/the project will be awarded financial assistance.

 

 

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