Downpatrick Office 02844612311 / Newtownards Office 02891828884


The Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme is a programme funded by DAERA through which rural community groups can apply for funding of up to £1500 (85% of project cost). The aim of the programme is to tackle rural poverty and social isolation in the heart of the community through groups like yours.

Previously funded items have included, tables and chairs, crockery and kitchenware, dishwasher, new windows, cavity wall insulation, security doors, bowling mats, boxing mats, computers and laptops, printers, projector and screen, large TV monitor screen, installation of safety equipment to child play area, new flooring and much more.

Please contact us for an application pack. Contact details below:

For groups in Ards & North Down Borough Council area, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area, and Lisburn and Castlereagh area, County Down Rural Community Network is delivering this Scheme on behalf of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.

Tel: Downpatrick Office 02844612311

Download an application and guidance pack below

RMCGS 2017 – Guidance Notes for Applicants

RMCGS 2017 – Application Form

RMCGS 2017 – Application Form

Please note if your groups are in the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council Area please contact TADA Rural Support Network.

Tel: 02838398888
or visit their website

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