Starts 16th September at 10:30am
Qualified walk leader in attendance.
Meet in ABC Community Network, 82 Thomas Street, Portadown
Refreshments served after!
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.
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:
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.
Do you have a story to tell?
6 week programme, working with groups of 10 - 12 people. No previous experience required. Don't worry about spelling or grammer!
Thursday 12 September
7:00 - 9:00pm
Managing Finance & Projects
Thursday 26 September
7:00 - 9:00pm
Developing Funding Applications
Thursday 10 October
7:00 - 9:00pm
Dobbin Street Community Centre,
11a Dobbin Street, Armagh, BT61 722
Members of your group are welcome at any or all of these sessions.
Please note booking is essential.
These sessions will also be available in Banbridge & Craigavon areas in October & November
Co-operation Ireland has been appointed by the Department for Communities (DfC) as the Intermediary Funding Body for the 2019/20 Small Capital Grants Programme for Northern Ireland. The purpose of this fund is to promote Partnership and Collaboration within the voluntary and Community sector.
Who can apply?
Applications must include a minimum of 2 organisations. Those applying must nominate a lead partner to whom the whole of the grant will be paid. The Lead Partner should complete the application form. The amount of grant available to apply for will be dependent on the number of partners within the application:
To be eligible for grant assistance applicants must be constituted voluntary or community sector organisations located in Northern Ireland, with an annual unrestricted income of less than £100,000 per year.
("Unrestricted" income relates to funds that the non-profit organisation may use for any purpose. “Restricted” income relates to funds whose use is restricted by a particular purpose and must be used in a specified period e.g. grant offer from a Funding Body)
Applicants must deliver the project, pay supplier(s) and submit a grant claim by 31st March 2020.
Application forms and guidance notes can be accessed at:
Wellbeing Project Coordinator
One year fixed term post @ 30 hours (subject to funding)
Human Resources Department
52 William Street
Closing date for the return of the completed application forms will be: Friday 13th September 2019, at 3:00pm
Interviews will take place 27th & 30th September, 2019