Creative business support and funding

Introduction

Guide

Getting the right type of support can be crucial to the success of your business. This guide introduces the support options and initiatives that are available to creative businesses in Northern Ireland.

It highlights various advice, funding and skills support programmes and opportunities to help you start and grow your creative enterprise. Other areas of this website outline wider business support options and offer guidance on choosing the right type of finance for your business.

If you're only starting up, you can also access free business support from your local council. Contact them to get one-to-one advice from a business advisor and tailored guidance to develop your business plan.