Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme 2021

This Scheme, funded under the Department’s Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation (TRPSI) Programme, offers Micro Capital grants of between £200 and £1,500 to rural community-led, voluntary organisations for projects tackling issues of local poverty and / or social isolation and to assist the recovery and reset of rural communities following the Covid-19 pandemic. 

The Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme 2021 will open for applications on 01 October 2021. Community led voluntary organisations in rural areas can apply for this micro grant to purchase capital equipment, improve an asset or extend the usable life to a capital asset. 

Total project costs cannot exceed £3,000. The call for applications will close on 22 October 2021 at 12noon.

Please read full guidance notes :

The application has gone online this year. Once you register you can view guidance notes and if you need assistance please contact us by email:

To apply click on this link –