European Structural and Investment Funds

The assistance from the EU which has been made available to Northern Ireland can only be fully effective through the delivery of successful projects which meet the aims and objectives of the Programmes.

Applying for funding

  • Details on specific calls from Programmes which are currently accepting applications for funding can be found by clicking on the ‘View Open Calls’.
  • In order to apply for funding you must first register to use the website. You will be required to provide Name of Individual or Company/Organisation, Address, Telephone Number, email address.
  • You must ensure that your application is complete, includes any required documentation and is submitted by the closing date specified otherwise the application will not be considered.
  • Applications for RDP funding are invited from Sole traders or any organisation, either public or private which is legally formed.
  • Applications for ESF funding are invited from any organisation, either public or private, which is legally formed.
  • Sole traders are not eligible to apply for ESF funding.
  • The ERDF programme does not operate public calls; further information can be obtained from that programme's website which can be accessed by clicking on the ERDF logo above.
  • For further information on a specific programme please click on the relevant logo above.
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