New Rural Development Grant!
by David Knox
The Rural Business Development Grant Scheme aims to support the sustainability, survival and development of micro rural businesses across Northern Ireland by providing a small capital grant for the business.
This scheme is funded by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), and provides funding of up to 50% of costs for new equipment up to a maximum of £4,999. The minimum grant awarded will be £500. The total cost of the capital project must be a minimum of £1,000 and must not exceed £20,000. Applicants must provide the remaining match funding towards the project.
The scheme opens for applications on Thursday 1 July 2021 and closes at 12noon Friday 30 July 2021.Find out more