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Rural Business Investment Scheme: Funding Workshops September 2018

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LAG Board Chair Anthony McGarvey pictured with Ian and Claire Eccles of Alpha 1 Dog Hotel. TheColeraine based business were awarded £30,000 which was used to match-fund the construction of boarding kennels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Causeway Coast and Glens Local Action Group are inviting Expressions of Interests from businesses and community groups seeking to apply to the Rural Development Programme in October 2018.

The LAG has also set dates for Funding Workshops which will take place in September 2018. All applicants who intend to apply in October 2018 must attend a MANDATORY Pre-Application Funding Workshop relevant to the scheme to which they are applying.

 

Rural Basic Services Scheme (Community & Voluntary Sector only)

Over £1million has been approved for funding community and voluntary projects in the Causeway Coast and Glens area through the Rural Basic Services Scheme. Workshop dates are as follows:

Date Start Time Location
Monday 3rd September 2018 3.30pm Council Offices, 7 Connell Street, Limavady
Tuesday 11th September 2018 2.00pm Council Offices, Sheskburn House, Ballycastle
Wednesday12th September 2018 4.00pm Town Hall, Ballymoney
Thursday13th September 2018 6.00pm Council Offices, Cloonavin, Coleraine 

Please note that for the Rural Basic Service Scheme this is the last call for applications available -for large scale capital build projects.

 

                                                                                         

Rural Business Investment Scheme

Over 50 businesses in the Causeway Coast and Glens area have already been approved for grant funding through the Rural Business Investment Scheme, with over £1.7million committed to projects that will help rural businesses prosper. Workshop dates for the Rural Business Investment Scheme are as follows:

Date Start Time Location
Monday 10th September 2018 5.00pm Council Offices, 7 Connell Street, Limavady
Tuesday 11th September 2018 2.00pm Council Offices, Sheskburn House, Ballycastle
Wednesday12th September 2018 11.00am Town Hall, Ballymoney
Thursday13th September 2018 6.00pm Council Offices, Cloonavin, Coleraine 

 

Funding Workshops will cover Scheme details and outline steps  for preparing to apply in October 2018.  

 Next Steps?

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. 

REGISTER IMMEDIATELY AS PLACES ARE LIMITED

For applicants to the Rural Basic Services Scheme, workshop participants must be a representative of a group’s committee. For Rural Business Investment Scheme applicants, workshop participants must be an owner, partner or director of the business applying. Consultants working for an applicant cannot attend on behalf of a group but can accompany an applicant.


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