Supporting Our MEA Businesses

Business Covid-19 Revitalisation Recovery Grant

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Business Covid 19 Revitalisation Recovery Grant: Call 4

Following on from the success of previous Covid-19 Town Centre Revitalisation Grant Fund calls, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is now offering a final grant call to all eligible business in the Mid and East Antrim Borough area whose business premises are located in either town centre or rural locations, i.e. there are no location restrictions apart from being within the Mid and East Antrim Borough.

The grants programme will open on Monday 22 March 2021. The programme budget is limited, and funding will be allocated on a first come first served basis. It will be open for a period of 5 weeks, closing on Monday 26 April 2021, or earlier if the available funds are allocated..

The following types of business are eligible to apply:

  • Independent retailers (engaged in the retail sale of goods)
  • Independent private coffee shops, cafes, bars and restaurants
  • Independent hair and beauty & health businesses
  • Independent service providers such as estate agents, financial advisors, mortgage and insurance

Funding support can cover a wide variety of expenditure, including PPE equipment, internal social distancing measures, signage, contactless payment or app development for booking systems, upgrades to shop frontage, awnings/canopies; outdoor furniture; heaters, queueing systems; PA/tannoy systems and digital screens.

To find out more details and to apply please login to the grants portal at 

Apply here

Should you have any queries about the grant contact recoverygrants@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

The programme budget is limited, and funding will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

It will be open from Monday 22 March and will close on Monday 26 April, or earlier if the available funds are allocated.