Rural Business Investment Scheme now open for applications

September 22nd, 2016

Are you a rural business owner? Is your business investment ready?
If so, then you could be eligible to apply for funding to the Rural Business Investment Scheme!

Mid Ulster Rural Development Partnership is responsible for delivering LEADER funding throughout Mid Ulster District Council under the 2014 – 2020 NI Rural Development Programme.

The Partnership is now seeking applications under the Rural Business Investment Scheme from businesses operating within the following themed areas:

Rural Innovation – targeting businesses in IT, creative industries, rural tourism and rural service enterprises delivering innovative services/products
Rural Youth – applicable to business owners aged 18-30
All businesses intending to apply must attend a mandatory pre-application funding workshop to be eligible to make an application. The workshop dates are as follows:
Date                                                                       Venue
Thursday 29th September 10.00 am                     Cookstown Leisure Centre
Thursday 29th September 6.30 pm                       Ranfurly House Dungannon
Monday 3rd October 10.00 am                              Ranfurly House Dungannon
Monday 3rd October 6.30 pm                                Magherafelt Council Office
Thursday 6th October 10.00 am                           Magherafelt Council Office
Thursday 6th October 6.30 pm                            Cookstown Enterprise Centre
Pre booking is essential. To book a place at one of the workshops, or to talk to someone about the Rural Business Investment Scheme please call 028 8676 4714 or email All workshops will commence promptly at the times specified.

Call us today on
028 7962 8113 or e-mail