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Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council announces Rural Business Development Grant Scheme (UK)

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Application Deadline: 05/31/2022
About Opportunity

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council (LCCC) is delighted to announce that the Rural Business Development Grant Scheme is now open for applications from rural micro-businesses.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applications must be from existing micro-businesses with less than 10 full time employees. The total capital costs of the projects must be between £1,000 and £20,000. The capital grants are capped at £4,999 at a match-funding rate of 50% from DAERA and 50% from participating businesses. Mainstream agricultural activity is ineligible for support under the scheme. The minimum grant awarded will be £500.

  • New capital equipment/machinery
  • Computer equipment and software
  • E-commerce websites

Application Procedure

The grant scheme, which offers these businesses up to £4,999 of capital funding, is part of the Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation (TRPSI) Programme, funded by the Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).

Official Website: Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council announces Rural Business Development Grant Scheme (UK)

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