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Covid Recovery Business Start Up Grant

This Programme has now closed.

Are you starting a new business or have a business idea? 

Apply to the Go For It Programme today to avail of a £500 cash grant to get your new business off the ground.

About the Covid Recovery Start Up Grant

The scheme launched by Derry City and Strabane District Council is part of its wider campaign to drive Covid Recovery across the City and District. The £500 grants will assist budding entrepreneurs with the marketing of products, capital costs, rent, set-up costs, or cost of renovating premises.

The cash grants will be delivered by Council as part of the Go For It Programme, in partnership with Strabane Enterprise Agency and Enterprise North West.

How to Apply

New businesses can access the scheme by completing the Go for It Programme and going through a formal eligibility process conducted by Enterprise NW and Strabane Enterprise Agency. The grant will be allocated on a first come first serve basis to eligible participants who plan to start a new business within 6 months. The scheme will close on 24th March 2021.

Contact an advisor from Strabane Enterprise Agency or Enterprise Northwest:

Strabane Enterprise Agency

Orchard Road Industrial Estate 

Orchard Road



BT82 9FR

Telephone: (028) 71382 518

Email: [email protected]



Enterprise North West

The Enterprise Hub

NW Business Complex

Skeoge Ind. Estate


BT48 8SE

Telephone: 02871352693

Email: [email protected]