Rural Micro Capital Grants Programme 2021/22

Dear Colleague

The Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme (RMCGS) 2021 is now open for applications.
To apply for the scheme you must register using the following link: Login (outsystemsenterprise.com)

This registration will permit you to complete and submit your application and access guidance notes.
Please note the application closes on 22nd October at 12 noon.
See below for further details:


Rural Micro Capital Grants Programme 2021/22

This Scheme is funded under the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation Programme.

To apply for the scheme you must register using the following link:  Login (outsystemsenterprise.com)

After registration you will be able to complete and submit your application and have access to the grant Guidance notes.

Micro Capital grants of between £200 and £1,500 are available to rural community-led, voluntary organisations for projects tackling issues of local poverty and / or social isolation.

The total project cost must not exceed £3,000.

Projects must clearly address an issue of rural poverty and / or social isolation and applicants must provide a minimum of 15% match funding. The Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme 2021 has been designed to:

  • Help rural community-led, voluntary groups to address local issues of access poverty, financial poverty and social isolation; and
  • Improve the lives of rural communities, and in particular the wellbeing of isolated individuals. Projects must focus on one of the following three themes:
  • Modernisation (of premises / assets)
  • Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Health and Wellbeing

Please see below for Rural Micro Capital Grants Pre application online Workshops which you should attend. Each workshop is restricted to 30 participants. You should register for a workshop by emailing Marguerite on microgrants@cwsan.org

Pre application workshop , Tues 5th October 2021 at 2pm
Pre application workshop , Wed 6th October 2021 at 11.30am
Pre application workshop , Thurs 7th October 2021 at 7.30pm