Due to the adverse weather conditions, the Mourne Gullion and Lecale Rural Development Partnership Mandatory Pre-application workshops scheduled for Downshire Arms, Hilltown (1 March) and Kilmorey Arms, Kilkeel (2 March) had to be postponed.
Rescheduled workshop dates are as follows:
8 March 2018
The Downshire Arms
10am Or 7pm
9 March 2018
Kilmorey Arms Hotel
41-45 Greencastle Road
10am Or 7pm
At the workshops information will be presented on:
* An overview of the programme
* Eligibility criteria ·
* The application process
There will also be an opportunity to speak with a member of staff on a one-to-one basis. Further information on the application process will be presented during the sessions.
* REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL
* Attendance at one of the above Mandatory Pre-Application Workshop is essential. Workshops must be attended by a representative that has authority to sign documents on behalf of the organisation e.g. business owner / company director or office bearer – you cannot send someone on your behalf.
Please register by calling 0300 013 2233 extension 2506.
Or alternatively, you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org and provide the following information: Name, Organisation, Address, Telephone Number, Email address, Scheme of Interest, AM or PM workshop, any Specific Requirements.
Rural Business Investment
|Type of Expenditure||Min Grant per project application||Max Grant per project application||Level of support|
New micro business
|£5,000||£30,000||Up to 50%|
Existing micro business
|£5,000||£50,000||Up to 50%|
Existing Small Business
|£5,000||£90,000||Up to 50%|
Rural Basic Services
|Type of Expenditure||Min Grant rate £||Max Grant rate £||Level of support|
(Community buildings which provides a range of services, e.g. children / young people and the elderly)
|£5,000||£500,000||Up to 75%|
Updated guidance notes or further information can be found on the MGL website: