Seed Fund Programme


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

Eligibility criteria:

Entrepreneurs must be based in Causeway Coast and Glens Borough and be unemployed or economically inactive.

Additional information:

The Seed Fund Programme supports people who are unemployed or economically inactive to start a new business.

Causeway Coast and Glens Labour Market Partnership is running the programme, and it is funded by the Department for Communities.

The new business can be full-time or part-time, and this includes all sectors and ideas including crafts, childminding from home, self-employed construction contracting, personal trainers, retail shops, cafés and delivery drivers. Businesses can be based at home or in dedicated premises.

The bursary of up to £1,000 can go towards a wide range of start-up costs including capital equipment, computer software and hardware, marketing materials, and other operational costs.

In addition to the bursary, applicants can access advice, training and mentoring.

To register interest, email or call Tel 028 7034 7034.

Support organisation:
  • Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council
028 7034 7034
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