Open for applications from Monday 2nd September 2019, closes at 4.00 pm on Friday 27th September 2019.
This Scheme is funded under the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation Programme. Guidance and Application Forms are below.
Micro Capital grants of between £200 and £1,500 are available to rural community-led voluntary organisations for projects tackling issues of local poverty and / or social isolation.
The total project cost must not exceed £3,000.
Projects must clearly address an issue of rural poverty and/or social isolation and applicants must provide a minimum of 15% match funding.
The Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme 2019 has been designed to:
Help rural community-led voluntary groups to address local issues of access poverty, financial poverty and social isolation.
Improve the lives of rural communities, and in particular the wellbeing of isolated individuals.
Projects must focus on one of the following three themes:
The scheme is being delivered by County Down Rural Community in the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council/Ards & North Down Council/Lisburn & Castlereagh council area, County Down Rural Community Network is delivering this Scheme on behalf of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.
‘CDRCN ‘Open Door Day’
Thursday 5th September 2019
Ards Network Centre
43-45 Frances Street
Telephone Number: 028 91828884
Thursday 19th September 2019 at Ballymote Centre
To book your slot Tel: 028 4461 2311 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-booking a time slot in advance is essential. Please advise of nature of support or information required when booking:
MICROGRANT SCHEME INFORMATION
APPLICATION AND GUIDANCE FORMS DOWN AREA
APPLICATION AND GUIDANCE FORMS ARDS AREA