Free Digital Growth Programme

Created on: Tuesday, 04 February 2020. Posted in: News

Free Digital Growth Programme

Local Councils Launch Free Digital Growth Programme to Help Small Businesses

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has joined forces with Ards and North Down Borough Council to launch a Digital Growth Programme to support the development of micro and small businesses in the regions.

This project is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014 -2020) Programme.

The new programme aims to assist the growth of local businesses by helping them learn new skills and develop confidence in using digital platforms and technologies. 

To be eligible to apply, your business must, be located in Ards and North Down Borough Council or Newry Mourne and Down District Council, employ fewer than 50 employees and be actively trading.

To apply for the Digital Growth Programme or for further information go to


Full press release from Newry Mourne and Down District Council here

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