There are a number of agencies that Council works in partnerhsip with to deliver the Alchemy Business Mentoring Programme.
Alchemy is our support of last resort, when all other avenues have ben exhausted through the other support channels, and in this case we provide a bespoke solution to your needs.
We will help direct you to the appropriate agency when you make your Alchemy inquiry. Or please see details below on each partner.
Causeway Enterprise Agency
Covering Coleraine, Ballymoney and Ballycastle areas. They deliver Council's business start programme Go For It.
Roe Valley Enterprises
Covering Limavady, Ballykelly, Drumsurn, Dungiven and Greysteel areas. They deliver Council's business start programme Go For It.
Business Support at North West Regional College
Covering Limavady, Ballykelly, Drumsurn, Dungiven and Greysteel areas of our Borough, with specialisms serving all of Northern Ireland including the Foodovation Centre. The NWRC Business Support Centre (BSC) manages the College’s engagement with industry. They provide support to business through training and upskilling and assisting businesses to source funding to undertake innovation and research and development. Once they assist companies to secure the fundingm they then work with the companies to deliver tailored solutions, through their technical consultants and College academic staff.
Business Support at Northern Regional College
Covering Coleraine, Ballymoney and Ballycastle areas of our Borough, with specialisms serving all areas of Northern Ireland. Northern Regional College can provide advice and help with access to funding that may be available to you, such as; Apprenticeships, Higher Level Apprenticeships, Youth Training, Skills Focus, Assured Skills, InnovateUs, Invest NI Innovation Vouchers, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and InterTradeIreland’s FUSION.
Department for Communities
The Department for Communities provides support for Jobseekers through the Employment Service and Careers Service based at Jobs and Benefits Offices/JobCentres and resource centres. Support is also provided for people with disabilities through the Disability Employment Service and Occupational Psychology Services.
Invest Northern Ireland
Invest NI offer support for business with export potential, in a number of areas including starting a starting a business, skills development, finding new markets, product development, finding funding and developing strategy.