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Business schemes available - 153

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Seed Fund Programme

Entrepreneurs can apply for a business start-up seed fund bursary of up to £1,000, business advice, training and mentoring.

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council

Cross-Border Trade Hub

InterTradeIreland has created a comprehensive business hub, which contains the latest information for businesses engaged in, or planning to engage in, cross-border trade between Ireland and Northern Ireland.


Belfast Music Heritage Programme - Belfast 2024 and Belfast City of Music

Organisations delivering music projects can apply for funding of up to £20,000.

Belfast City Council

Employer-led Disability Programme

Opportunity for employers to increase their knowledge and understanding of the barriers that those with a disability and/or long term health condition may experience when seeking employment.

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council

Digital Transformation Flexible Fund

The Digital Transformation Flexible Fund (DTFF) will offer funding for eligible Northern Ireland-based micro and small businesses to invest in advanced digital technologies.

Invest Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Executive, Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs (DAERA), Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, Ards and North Down Borough Council, Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council, Belfast City Council, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Derry City and Strabane District Council, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Mid Ulster District Council, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Shop Front Revitalisation Scheme

Grants ranging from £500 to £4,999 for Ballymena, Larne, and Carrickfergus town centre businesses to help support the improvement of the overall appearance of commercial properties.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council

Inclusive Enterprise Pathway Mentoring Programme

Early enterprise activity workshops, bespoke mentoring, and enterprise support for groups that have been historically under-represented, under-supported and under-funded.

Belfast City Council

Northern Ireland Explore Enterprise Support Service

This is a free service that provides an insight into starting a business or allows you to take the first steps to gaining employment.

Enterprise Northern Ireland, Prince's Trust

Business Explorer Programme

The Business Explorer Programme can help you explore the best way forward within your business to effect change through innovative solutions.


Enterprise Pathways Programme

This programme helps individuals to develop their business idea through bespoke mentoring.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council