Welcome to Tourism NI Financial Assistance Portal

Tourism NI,  under Article 11 of the Tourism (Northern Ireland) Order 1992, is empowered to provide selective financial assistance through the Tourism Development Scheme (TDS). Tourism NI does this through a number of different schemes:

Tourist Industry Scheme

Events Funding Programme

Bunkhouse and Hostels Extension Support Scheme 2020-21

This scheme is open for applications. 

Applications will be open from 9am on 23 February 2021.

The call will close for applications on 09 March February 2021 at 5pm, you will not be able to submit an application after this time. 

Please note you can register in advance for system access by clicking on the Register Button at the top right of the screen.  Once the scheme has opened you will be able to see a ‘Start Application’ button once you have logged in.

Experience Development Programme (Audio Equipment) 2020-21

This scheme is now closed for applications.

Bed & Breakfast, Guest House and Guest Accommodation Support Scheme 2020/21

This scheme is now closed for applications. 

Covid Business and Financial Planning Support Programme

This Programme has now closed for applications.

 Tourist Industry Scheme

Both the Experience Development Programme and the Website Development Programme for 2020-21 have now closed. 

If you wish to be added to the Capital Funding team's Register of Interest for future programmes, please click here to provide outline details of your proposed project


Tourism Events Funding

There are currently no calls open for the Tourism Event Funding Programme, please click here to register your interest in future schemes.

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