COVID-19 Recovery Revitalisation Scheme – Small Business Grants Programme

The deadline for applications has been extended to 30th October 2020.

Applications have re-opened for a second call from Friday 2nd October until 5pm Friday 30th October 2020 and will be awarded on a first come first served basis, in line with the eligibility criteria.

This grants programme is funded by the Department for Communities (DfC) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) COVID-19 Recovery Revitalisation Scheme.

The eligibility criteria has been expanded to include more areas within Lisburn, Dundonald, Carryduff urban areas. To the list of areas covered is detailed in the application form.

The funding will support businesses in their economic recovery and help to provide a safe town and village environment. The project will also assist hospitality businesses in creating outdoor customer spaces with funding to purchase new furniture and equipment. Applicants can apply for small grants of different levels to support the purchase of equipment and items to mitigate the impact of the new working environment and ensure safety for visitors and workers alike.

Click here to access the Guidance Notes and Application Form.

For questions relating to the Grant Programme please email or contact the council's Business Support Helpline on 077 1526 9688.