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11/01/2021

Micro Business Revitalise Fund – Now Open for Applications

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is encouraging small businesses to apply for a newly available Micro Business Revitalise Fund. The fund aims to help local businesses in the Covid-19 recovery process, with up to £1000 available for each qualifying business. 

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council is encouraging small businesses to apply for a newly available Micro Business Revitalise Fund. The fund aims to help local businesses in the Covid-19 recovery process, with up to £1000 available for each qualifying business. 

The financial assistance can be used for a range of items including, but not limited to: 

  • Minor capital works and associated equipment to develop outdoor trading spaces such as seating, tables & electric heaters etc  

  • Minor works and associated equipment to ensure safe social distancing, health and safety and sanitising measures can be implemented such as signage, sanitising stations, temporary barriers 

  • Technology or other innovative solutions  

  • Communications  

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Jim Montgomery said,

“The Council has been providing financial assistance to a range of businesses since the onset of COVID19. The smaller businesses in our Borough have felt those impacts every bit as severely as larger enterprises, and I would encourage all business who meet the criteria to apply.” 

 
The closing date for all applications is 4pm on Monday 1st February 2021 and applications will be assessed on a first come first served basis. For more information or to apply visit www.antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/micro-business-revitalise-funding  
 
The Micro Business Revitalise Fund is funded by Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, Department for Communities (DfC) and the Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). For further details on Council funding that is available for businesses in the Borough E. business@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk or Text BUSINESS to 80039. 

 

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