Seed Fund Programme for Causeway Coast and Glens

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Budding entrepreneurs can apply for a business start-up seed fund bursary of up to £1,000

Causeway Coast and Glens Labour Market Partnership, funded by the Department for Communities, has launched the Seed Fund Programme which will support 40 people who are unemployed or economically inactive to start a new business.

The Seed Fund Programme will support new businesses across all sectors, based at home or in dedicated premises.

Programme details

The new business can be full-time or part-time, and this could include all sectors and ideas including crafts, childminding from home, self-employed construction contracting, personal trainers, retail shops, cafés and delivery drivers.

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 will be able to access important advice, training and mentoring as part of their new business journey.

If you would like to register your interest in the Seed Fund Programme, email or call Tel 028 7034 7034.

Find out more about the Seed Fund Programme.

First published 24 November 2023