Rural Business Grants of up to £4,999
The TRPSI Rural Business Development Grant Scheme will open for applications on Thursday 01 July 2021 and will close at 12noon on Friday 30 July 2021.
This scheme aims to support the sustainability, recovery and development of existing micro businesses located in rural areas by providing a small capital grant for the business. Funding up to 50% of costs for capital items is available, ranging from a minimum of £500 to a maximum of £4,999. The total cost of the capital project must be between £1,000 and must not exceed £20,000.
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Who can apply
You can apply for the Rural Business Development Grant Scheme if you:
- Are located in a rural area (outside the Limit of Development of the towns of Omagh and Enniskillen);
- Are an existing, registered private business or Social Economy Enterprise that is actively trading commercially;
- Have not previously received funding under the TRPSI Rural Business Development Grant Scheme in 2019/20 or 2020/21;
- Currently employ less than 10 full-time equivalent employees.
For further information on eligibility please refer to the Guidance Notes below.
How to apply
Applicants are advised to read the Guidance Notes before submitting an application. Application forms will be available online from Thursday 01 July 2021.
If you would like to find out more about this grant scheme, or discuss a potential project prior to submitting an application, contact a member of the Rural Development Team on the details below.
Fully completed application forms with supporting documents must be submitted via the online portal no later than 12noon on Friday 30 July 2021.
Late applications will not be accepted.