opens for applications in October 2017 for the
RURAL BUSINESS INVESTMENT SCHEME
As part of the LEADER element of the NI RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME 2014 – 2020
All applicants who intend to apply must attend a MANDATORY Pre-Application Funding Workshop. Funding Workshop dates are as follows:
|Tuesday 5th September 2017
||Council Offices, Cloonavin, Coleraine
|Thursday 7th September 2017
||Council Offices, Sheskburn House, Ballycastle
|Tuesday 12th September 2017
||Council Offices, 7 Connell Street, Limavady
|Thursday 14th September 2017
Council Offices, Riada House, Ballymoney
*You must attend one of the above dates to be eligible to apply in October 2017.
What will be covered in the Workshop?
Steps in preparing to submit an application to the Rural Business Investment Scheme in October 2017. Full attendance of a session is mandatory if you intend to apply.
For information on the pre-requisites in submitting an application visit
Step 1- Call us immediately on 028 7034 7016 to request an Expression of Interest form.
Step 2- Complete the Expression of Interest and return as soon as possible. If eligible to apply you will be registered to attend a Funding Workshop.
Step 3- Attend the Funding Workshop. Spaces are limited. Return your completed EOI to get registered.
If you do not attend one of the above workshops and submit an application your application will be deemed ineligible.
Workshop participants must be a director of the applicant organisation or owner of the business. Consultants working for an applicant cannot attend on behalf of a group but can attend with the applicant. Attendance at a Pre-Application Workshop does not guarantee an offer of funding. Application to the scheme is a competitive process and subject to the availability of funding