Rural Micro Capital Grants Scheme 2019

Rural Micro Capital Grants 2019

Rural Micro Capital Grants Scheme 2019

This Scheme is funded under the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation Programme.

Micro Capital grants of between £200 and £1,500 are available to rural community-led voluntary organisations for projects tackling issues of local poverty and / or social isolation. 

The total project cost must not exceed £3,000.

Projects must clearly address an issue of rural poverty and/or social isolation and applicants must provide a minimum of 15% match funding.

Key objectives
The Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme 2019 has been designed to:
Help rural community-led voluntary groups to address local issues of access poverty, financial poverty and social isolation.
Improve the lives of rural communities, and in particular the wellbeing of isolated individuals.


Projects must focus on one of the following three themes:

  • Modernisation (of premises / assets).
  • Information Communication Technology (ICT).
  • Health and Wellbeing.

The Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme 2019 will be closes at 4pm on Friday 27th September 2019.

The scheme is being delivered by CWSAN & COSTA through the Mid Ulster Rural Community Development Service on behalf of DAERA in Mid Ulster District Council area.

For further information contact: 028 855 56880 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.