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Rural Micro Capital Grants Scheme



The DAERA Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme 2020 opens on Monday 7th September 2020 and closes on Friday 2nd October 2020 at 12noon. 

Only rural constituted Community groups can apply for funding of up to £1,500 (at max 85% of project costs).

The aim of the programme is to tackle rural poverty and social isolation in the heart of the community.

Due to Covid 19 circumstances this year all applications must be submitted online so it is imperative that you get your application right from the start.  We are running a number of Zoom workshops to assist you prepare your application.

Previously funded items have included capital items such as hall tables, chairs, white goods such dishwashers, new windows, security doors, gazebos, sports equipment, bowling mats, boxing mats, computers, laptops, printers, projectors, Safety equipment etc.  This year we expect also to fund sanitiser units and related minor Covid 19 equipment.
For groups in the Mid Ulster District Council area the Local Rural Support Networks, CWSAN and COSTA continue to deliver the Scheme.

Application Forms and Guidance Notes are available (attached above) and also for download from Monday 7th September 2020 at: www.costaruralsupportnetwork.org This link will take you directly to the page: https://www.costaruralsupportnetwork.org/funding-rural-micro-capital-grant-programnme.html  or www.cwsan.org

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