Rural Micro Capital Grants Scheme 2020 launches

Created on: Tuesday, 08 September 2020. Posted in: News

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Grants of £200- £1500 available now!

This Scheme is funded under the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation Programme.   The Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme 2020 has been designed to:

  • Help rural community-led, voluntary groups to address local issues of access poverty, financial poverty and social isolation; and
  • Improve the lives of rural communities, and in particular the wellbeing of isolated individuals.

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 three themes:

  • Modernisation (of building(s) / assets)
  • Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Health and Wellbeing

 

Micro capital grants available to rural community led, voluntary organisations in Newry, Mourne and Down, Ards and North Down and Lisburn and Castlreagh.

Download an application pack www.countydownrcn.com or email microgrant@countydownrcn.com Tel: 028 44 612311

 

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