Rural Business Development Grants
Background to Grant Programme
The Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation Programme’s (TRPSI) Rural Business Development Grant Scheme aims to support the sustainability, survival and development of micro rural businesses across Northern Ireland by providing a small capital grant for the business. The TRPSI Programme is funded by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, and this grant Programme is administered and managed by local Councils.
Level of Grant Aid
The Scheme can provide funding of up to 50% of costs for capital items up to a maximum of £4,999. The minimum grant awarded will be £500. The total cost of the capital project must be a minimum of £1,000 and must not exceed £20,000. Applicants must provide the remaining match funding towards the project. This is a competitive process and all grants awarded will be determined on the base of merit.
Check Your Eligibility
Download the guidance notes below to assess your eligiblity. If after reading the guidance notes, you wish to discuss a potential application with an officer, please email email@example.com or phone 07976 510924
Apply Online from 3rd August
Applications can be made from Monday 3rd August. via the Grants and Funding Hub