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Rural Business Development Grant Pilot Scheme

Rural Business Development Grant Pilot Scheme – Opens Monday 18 November 2019

Capital grants up to a maximum of 50% grant rate are available to existing micro enterprises based in a rural area to support them to sustain or grow through DAERA’s Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation (TRPSI) Programme.

The scheme is open for applications between Monday 18 November 2019 and 12 noon on Wednesday 18 December 2019.

Grant aid of between £500 – £4,999 is available for projects costing up to £20,000.

How can I find out about the Grant funding?
To find out more about the scheme, the application, assessment and claims process, you can speak to a member of the Economic Development Team on 0300 303 1777 or email: businesssupport@fermanaghomagh.com

Alternatively, full details of the Programme are available from the Guidance Document available to download from this webpage.

Is my Business Based in a Rural Area?
Rural areas are those areas with less than 5,000 residents and outside of designated urban areas. If you’re unsure if your business location is eligible, contact the Council’s Economic Development Team.

How do I apply?
The application form is available to download from this webpage.

Fully completed application forms with supporting documents must be submitted by 12 noon on Wednesday 18 December 2019.

Applications in the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area should be submitted via email to businesssupport@fermanaghomagh.com, or delivered by hand or post to:

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council
TRPSI Programme
Economic Development Team
The Grange
Mountjoy Road
Omagh
Co Tyrone
BT79 7BL

OR

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council
TRPSI Programme
Economic Development Team
Townhall
2 Townhall Street
Enniskillen
Co Fermanagh
BT74 7BA

For more information – contact us on 0300 303 1777 or Email businesssupport@fermanaghomagh.com

 

DAERA

 

File Type Size Date
Rural Business Scheme Application Form pdf 757 KB 18th November 2019
Rural Business Scheme Guidance Notes pdf 424 KB 18th November 2019