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:

Tourism Event Funding Programme

National Tourism Events Sponsorship Scheme for 2021/22 is now closed. Sign up to receive news regarding future schemes www.tourismni.com  


Bunkhouse and Hostels Extension Support Scheme 2020-21

This scheme is now closed for applications. 

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