Funded Support

Funded opportunities can help your business grow through equipping you with new skills, increasing your business capabilities and more.

A wide range of grants and funded opportunities are available to small businesses in Ards and North Down. We’ll help you discover the right funding support for your business, to equip you with the skills and resources needed to expand and grow.

Funded opportunities include European Funded Programmes or programmes run by Ards and North Down Borough Council and may run in partnership with other organisations. Please note that applications are subject to certain criteria being met.

Current programmes include:




Grantfinder is a database of available grants from across the UK. It can be searched and filtered specifically to find any grants that would be applicable to individual SME's, Social Enterprises or charities. 

To find out more about Grantfinder, email Tory Killen, Business Researcher

NI Business Info

Find more information on grant availability and eligibility for your business with this comprehensive online guide from NI Business Info.

Not sure which programme suits you best?

Email Karine McGuckin, Economic Development Manager or call 028 9147 3788.