Apply for Funding
To get an indication of whether your project may be suitable for funding, please contact us on 0330 137 4050 ext 4749 (Downpatrick office) to discuss your project proposal.
Statutory Requirements for Applications
Under the Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme 2014 -2020, Guideline set out by DAERA have stipulated a number of pre-requisites which all applicants must have completed at the time of application:
- Attended a funding Workshop arranged by the LAG in advance of a call for applications opening
- A full business plan
- Full Planning permission (If required)
- The Necessary quotations/costings
- Evidence of Match Funding
Applicants who have all the above in place can then progress to full application stage.
To view Scheme Procurement Guidelines click here
How to submit an Application
Please note that you will only be able to access the application form when the call for funding has been opened.
Paper applications cannot be submitted for this programme.
Please note that this competitive process and projects must score over the minimum funding threshold to be considered for funding.
If you would be interested in applying under one of the schemes, please contact us on 0300 013 2233 ext 2506 (Downpatrick office) to register your interest.
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