SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FUND PROGRAMME - MARINE TOURISM AND ANGLING
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
The Loughs Agency have formally announced the opening of their 2016 Sustainable Development Fund Programme commencing on 25th January 2016. The Agency is encouraging applications from the public, private, community and voluntary sectors for financial assistance to support angling development, conservation and protection of fisheries and marine tourism in the Foyle and Carlingford catchments.
Grant aid at a rate of 75% up to £7,500.00 is available for eligible development projects with a further grant of up to £1,000.00 accessible for events and festivals
The closing date for applications is 4:00pm Monday 29th February 2016.
Application forms are available by download from links below or by application to Loughs Agency. Application is solely by submission of the official application form by email or postal delivery or hand delivery to the Loughs Agency headquarters building. Please note that the Agency accepts no responsibility for misdirected, delayed or lost applications (electronic or otherwise).
Information sessions will be held in the following venues:
|Monday 8th February||10.30am – 12.30pm|
Greencastle Community Centre
|Monday 8th February||2.30pm – 4.30pm|
Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre
24 Main Street
|Monday 8th February||6.30pm – 8.30pm|
Loughs Agency HQ
22 Victoria Road
|Wednesday 10th February||10.30am – 12.30pm|
Marley & T
Cloghan Garden Centre
|Wednesday 10th February||2.30pm – 4.30pm|
5 Gortin Road
|Wednesday 10th February||6.30pm – 8.30pm|
Alley Arts & Conference Centre: Room 4
1a Railway Street
|Thursday 11th February||10.30am – 12.30pm|
Warrenpoint Townhall and Tourist Office
|Thursday 11th February||2.30pm – 4.30pm|
Carlingford Heritage Centre
|Thursday 11th February||6.30pm – 8.30pm|
DATES AND DEADLINES
Completed application forms must be received at Loughs Agency headquarters by the above closing date to permit assessment. The Sustainable Development Fund may reopen again at a later date subject to budget availability and at the Agency’s absolute discretion.
The Loughs Agency is seeking applications under the following themes:
SDF EVENTS - Funding of up to £1,000 (or euro equivalent) at up to 75% support.
SDF CAPITAL AND DEVELOPMENT - Funding of up to £7,500 (or euro equivalent) at up to 75% support. Key themes for the capital and development programme include:
The Agency will assess project applications against a predetermined scoring framework. Projects will then be ranked from highest scoring to lowest scoring and funding allocated on the basis of that prioritisation exercise.
Project scoring criteria will include (but not be limited to) the following:
DOWNLOADS - POLICIES, APPLICATION FORMS, MAP OF ELIGIBLE AREA etc
Click the links below to download documents.
All application queries should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone enquiries: from Northern Ireland 028 7134 2100; from Ireland 048 7134 2100
Loughs Agency, 22 Victoria Road, Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT47 2AB
NOTE –the Agency accepts no responsibility for misdirected, delayed or lost mail (electronic or otherwise)
Watch our SDF video showing previously funded projects.