Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs - Micro Grant Programme

The Micro Grants programme has opened again Opening date Monday 4th September 2017 Closing date Friday 29th September 2017 at 4:00pm. 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. Projects must focus on one of the following three themes: 

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

The Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme can provide up to 85% of the total cost of your project, up to a maximum grant of £1,500. Match funding for your 15% must be in the form of a ‘cash’ contribution. Labour or ‘in-kind’ contributions will not be accepted. In order to ensure that as many groups as possible get the opportunity to benefit from this Scheme, organisations will only be allowed to make one application to this Phase of the Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme.

NB The total project cost must not exceed £3,000. Guidance notes and application forms are available to download below. For more information email or or you can contact the office on 028 71 337149.

Rural Micro Capital Grant 2017 - Application Form.
Rural Micro Capital Grant 2017 - Guidance Notes.


The Old School House,
2 Foreglen Road,
Killaloo, Co. LDerry, N.Ireland BT47 3TP


TELEPHONE:+44(0) 28 71 337149
FAX:+44 (0) 28 71 337146


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