Rural Business Development Grant

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NOW OPEN for applications.  Closes 31st May at noon. 

Please register NOW for one of the mandatory pre-application workshops  

Please click HERE to begin your online application.  Please note, this link will take you to the DAERA website.

https://daera.outsystemsenterprise.com/RBDGS/StartPage


 

 

 

Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation (TRPSI) Programme


Rural Business Development Grant Scheme 2022 


GUIDANCE NOTES

 

 

The Rural Business Development Grant Scheme is funded by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) as part of the Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation (TRPSI) Programme.

The Scheme is being administered by local Councils

 

 

Contents                                                                                           

1.0 Introduction 

1.1. Background to Grant Programme

1.2 Levels of Grant Award

1.3 Who can apply?

1.4 Who cannot apply?

1.5 What can be funded? 

1.6 What cannot be funded?

1.7 What should I submit with my application?

 

2.0 How to answer the questions

 

3.0 How we assess and score your application

3.1 Eligibility Assessment

3.2 What if an application is not eligible?

3.3 Assessment and Scoring

3.4 How decisions are made

3.5 What happens if an application is successful?

3.6 What happens if an application is unsuccessful?

3.7 Grant Application Assessment Schedule

3.8  Application Process

 

 

Appendix 1

Local Council contact details

 

Appendix 2

1 Publication of Data

2 Data Protection Act

3 Freedom of Information Act

4 Equality

5 GDPR
 

You may access each of these sections by clicking on the left hand menu.  Or download the PDF version of these guidance notes in full at the link below.


RBDS Guidance Notes

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