Rural Development Grants

Grants available for Rural Development

Rural Development

Woodland Investment Grant, Restocking woodland after harvesting for Woodland owners. Apply with Postal application, rolling
Woodland Investment Grant - Click Here to Apply
Agri-Food Co-operation Scheme (AFCS), Support to improve competitiveness for Agricultural & Horticultural production sector. Apply with Online expression of interest, closes 13 October 2021
Agri-Food Co-operation Scheme (AFCS) - Click Here to Apply

Closed for new applications. Payments being made under Letter of Offer:

Non Monetary Schemes The following schemes are open all year round and provide non-monetary support to our rural communities:

  • Assisted Rural Travel Scheme (ARTS)
  • Regional Infrastructure Support Programme (RISP)
  • Marginalised Minority Communities Support
  • Community Development
  • Prosper Employability Project
  • Village Catalyst Pilot Project
  • The Farm Families Health Checks Programme (FFHCP)
  • SPRING Social Prescribing
  • Your School, Your Club
  • Social Farming Support Service
  • So Keep Farming
  • Step Up to Sustainable Employment (SUSE+)
  • Libraries NI Out of Hours
  • Access and Inclusion

You can find more information about each of these schemes here:
Initiatives to Tackle Rural Poverty and Social Isolation (TRPSI)

Legacy Schemes The schemes listed below are no longer open for new applicants or payments.

You can find out more information about any of these Rural Development schemes by clicking on the scheme name.

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