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How Can I Fund my Project?

We can help you source government grants and funding.

DARD Funding

DARD have confirmed that applicants will still be able to avail of the funding that is available for 50% of the cost of feasibility studies, engineering drawings, etc. up to a maximum grant of £5,000 under the technical assistance element of the programme.

HydroNI will help you with your grant application.

Administration of the funding.

The funding was available up to the end of 2013 was administered via the Local Action Group offices. Assuming that the new scheme will be administered in a similar way to the previous scheme, each LAG will use advertisements in your local press to invite applications.  Each LAG has its own website and displays information about its local strategy and the type of projects they are seeking to implement. Check this section regularly for updates. The contact details for the various LAG offices are shown below.

 

Ballymena Borough Council, Ballymoney Borough Council, Coleraine Borough Council, Larne Borough Council or Moyle District Council area:

Tel: 028 2563 8263
Fax: 028 2563 8984
Email: northeast.rdp@ballymena.gov.uk
Web: www.northeastrdp.com

Address
North East Cluster,
Rural Development Programme,
Ecos Centre,
Kernohan’s Lane,
Broughshane Road,
Ballymena,
BT43 7QA

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Omagh District Council, Strabane District Council, Derry City Council or Limavady Borough Council area:

Tel: 028 8225 0202
Fax: 028 8224 0265
Email: development@omagh.gov.uk
Web: www.arcnorthwest.com

Address
ARC North West,
1 Market Street,
Mountjoy Road,
Omagh,
Co Tyrone,
BT78 1EE

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Magherafelt District Council, Cookstown District Council, Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council or Fermanagh District Council area:

Tel: 028 8676 4714
Email: sward@cookstown.gov.uk
Web: www.sward.org.uk

Address
South West Action for Rural Development (SWARD),
Gortalowry House,
94 Church Street,
Cookstown,
Co Tyrone,
BT80 8HX

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Armagh City and District Council, Craigavon Borough Council or Newry and Mourne District Council area:

Tel: 028 3831 2573
Email: maria.magennis@craigavon.gov.uk
Web: www.soarni.org

Address
Southern Organisation for Action in Rural areas (SOAR),
c/o Craigavon Borough Council,
The Civic Centre,
Lakeview Road,
Craigavon,
BT64 1AL

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Ards Borough Council, Banbridge District Council, Down District Council or North Down Borough Council area:
Tel: 028 9182 0748
Fax: 028 9181 1339
Email: info@downruralareapartnership.com
Web: www.downruralareapartnership.com

Address
Down Rural Area Partnership
Ards Business Centre
Sketrick House
Jubilee House
Newtownards
BT23 4YH

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Antrim Borough Council, Carrickfergus Borough Council or Newtownabbey Borough Council area:
Tel: 028 9448 1311
Email: info@growsouthantrim.com or,
sara.campbell@antrim.gov.uk
Web:    www.growsouthantrim.com

Address
Generating Rural Opportunities Within (GROW) South Antrim,
c/o Antrim Borough Council,
Antrim Civic Centre,
50 Stiles Way,
Antrim,
BT41 2UB

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Belfast City Council, Castlereagh Borough Council or Lisburn City Council area:

Lagan Rural Partnership LAG,

Tel: 028 9250 9419
Email: info@laganruralpartnership.com
Web: www.laganruralpartnership.com

Address
Lagan Rural Partnership LAG,
c/o Economic Development Unit,
Lisburn City Council,
Island Civic Centre,
The Island,
Lisburn,
Co. Antrim,
BT27 4RL

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