Shine Programme


Tailored and specialist business support to micro and small enterprises to support the development of a more prosperous economy within the Ards and North Down Council area.

Eligibility criteria: 

The programme is open to companies with less than 50 employees located in the Ards and North Down Council area.

Additional information: 

The Shine programme:

  • supports the creation of new sustainable jobs in the Ards and North Down area
  • strengthens the local business base by helping businesses to become more competitive in indigenous and export markets
  • promotes business growth and innovation
  • provides accessible business support that meets local needs and is tailored to business requirements
Support organisation: 
Ards and North Down Borough Council
Maura Bettes