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COVID-19 Digital Selling Capability Grant Second Call | NI only

The COVID-19 Digital Selling Capability Grant (DSCG) will help established retail and wholesale businesses in Northern Ireland to grow their business online - the second call for applications is now open

Invest Northern Ireland

Retail, Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Top-Up Scheme | NI only

The Retail, Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Top-Up Scheme provides financial support of up to £10,000 to businesses that received the £25,000 Retail, Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Grant in 2020 and have not been paid under the Localised Restrictions Support Scheme or Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme: Part B, subject to some exclusions

Department of Finance (DoF)

Small Business Support Grant Top-Up Scheme | NI only

The Small Business Support Grant Top-Up Scheme provides financial support of up to £5,000 to businesses that received the £10,000 Small Business Support Grant in 2020 and have not been paid more than £5,000 under the Localised Restrictions Support Scheme or Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme: Part B, subject to some exclusions

Department of Finance (DoF)

Apprenticeship Return, Retain and Result Scheme | NI only

The Apprenticeship Return, Retain & Result Scheme (RRR) provides incentive payments to employers to support the return, retention and result for apprentices

Department for the Economy (DfE)

Agri-food Demonstrator Pilot Grant Scheme

Companies with an idea for an agri-food project can avail of financial support of up to 50 per cent of eligible costs to a maximum of £1,500.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council

JobStart

Employer incentive scheme to help young people aged 16–24 at risk of long term unemployment to get into the job market

Department for Communities (DfC)

Recovery Loan Scheme | UK-wide

A loan scheme to support access to finance for UK business as they grow and recover from the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic.

HM Treasury

SME Brexit Support Fund

The SME Brexit Support Fund could give you up to £2,000 to help with training or professional advice if your business has up to 500 employees and no more than £100 million annual turnover.

HM Revenue & Customs

EU Exit Mentoring Support

Free mentoring support for Belfast-based SMEs to deal with the challenges or make the most of EU Exit opportunities

Belfast City Council

New Apprenticeship Incentive Scheme | NI only

Financial incentive available to all employers to support the recruitment of new apprentices

Department for the Economy (DfE)