Downpatrick Office 02844612311 / Newtownards Office 02891828884

DAERA Rural Micro Grants are open for applications NOW
Closes at 12noon on Friday 30 September 2022

Micro Capital grants between £200 and £1,500 are available to rural community-led, voluntary organisations for projects tackling issues of local poverty and / or social isolation.

Projects must focus on one of the following themes:

  • Modernisation (of building(s) / assets)
  • Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Energy Efficiency / Environmental Improvement.

The total project cost must not exceed £3,000 and applicants must provide a minimum of 15% match funding.  This Scheme is funded under the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation Programme.

To find out more, join our pre-application information workshop on
13th September 2022 – 7.00-8.00 pm
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 819 6224 0753
Passcode: 564477

Apply online:

For help or further assistance, phone 028 4461 2311 or email

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