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The Enterprise Fund is currently open for applications.  It will close Friday 5th May at Noon. 

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Guidance Notes

After you have read the guidance notes, any remaining queries may be directed via email to una.bailey@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk 

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council launches 2023 Enterprise Fund

 27th March 2023

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Enterprise Fund will open for applications on Monday 3rd April 2023.

 The Enterprise Fund was established in 2017, and aims to support young businesses (less than two years old) achieve further growth through new and innovative approaches.  

All types of businesses are eligible to apply but Council particularly welcome applications from the following priority sectors:

  • advanced manufacturing,
  • materials and engineering,
  • construction,
  • financial business and professional services,
  • retail,
  • tourism and hospitality,
  • agri-food and sustainable energy.

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Ivor Wallace said: “I am delighted to confirm that Council’s Enterprise Fund is set to open again for new applications on Monday 3rd April. 

“The Fund offers vital financial support to young businesses, encouraging them to take the next step in their entrepreneurial journey, helping to innovate, upscale and expand their customer base outside local markets.  

“By setting up the Enterprise Fund, Council recognises the importance of innovative entrepreneurs and is committed to helping young businesses to grow, in what has been an extremely challenging few years.

“Since 2017, the Enterprise Fund has shown to have had a tremendous impact on previous successful recipients, and we’re looking forward to continuing this trend as we put out this call for new applications.”  


The Enterprise Fund opens on Monday 3rd April 2023 and closes on Friday 5th May 2023 at 12 noon.


Applications can be made via Council’s grant funding hub at www.causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk/grantsandfunding from Monday 3rd April

Guidance Notes for applicants are available NOW below



Pictured at the launch of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Enterprise Fund for 2023 are Economic Development Officer Una Bailey, and the Mayor, Councillor Ivor Wallace. The Enterprise Fund will open to new applicants on Monday 3rd April 2023 and close on Friday 5th May 2023 at 12 noon