Delivering inclusive & sustainable growth for the Derry/Londonderry & Strabane city region.
Launched on the 24th February 2021 the City Deal and Inclusive Future Fund is the largest ever single investment package by Government into the Derry City and Strabane District Council area. It is an historic and exciting intervention that will contribute to building a stronger, more competitive, resilient and inclusive economy, will deliver higher paid jobs and contribute to creating a more regionally-balanced economy over the coming years.
Together we have secured a funding package of £210m through the City Deal and Inclusive Future Fund from the UK Government and Northern Ireland Executive. Derry City and Strabane District Council and its project delivery partners are contributing additional funding of circa £40m which will bring the total investment to around £250m.
It is a historic and exciting intervention to deliver upon our vision of:
The impact of the investment delivered through the City Deal and Inclusive Future Fund is forecast to triple the expected rate of employment growth, with an additional 7,000 jobs created by 2032 and GVA is anticipated to have increased by £230m per annum by the end of the decade.