The Domestic Electricity Safety Check & Improvement Grant Scheme is available to assist owners of occupied residential properties (including Landlords and Static Caravans) check if their property is electricity safe; if work is required for a property to meet electrical standards then further assistance is available.
The assistance available under this scheme is,
If work is required for a property to meet electrical standards,
Applicants can reapply to this grant scheme every 5 years.
The Rural Energy Grant Scheme is available to assist rural businesses to purchase a 24 hour power system that incorporates a renewable energy source.
The assistance available under this scheme is split into two areas,
For further information please read the application form available at: Rural Energy Grant Application form
The aim of this grant scheme is to assist with professional fees that may be incurred when starting up a business or a new project within a business. For example- accountancy or legal fees.
The grant will ensure that applicants can make informed decisions regarding their business ventures without having to first incur substantial costs.
All business entities are eligible including sole traders, partnerships and incorporated companies.
Eligible costs could include seeking financial advice (accountancy fees), business planning or legal advice, such as that regarding incorporation or contracts and risk assessment.
Application forms must be completed before any costs are incurred, as retrospective applications are not eligible.
Providers of services must be recognised professionals in their field of expertise.
Grant funding of up to a maximum of 50% of the professional advice costs is available, to a maximum of £500.
Please submit your completed application form, together with supporting quote(s), to FIDC.
Applicants must be in the possession of invoices in full and submit copies (including any receipts) before any funds will be released.
You can download an application form for the Business Development Grant Scheme using the link below:
FIDC acts as the national economic development agency for the Falkland Islands and is tasked to develop the commercial sector of the Falkland Islands by being one of the principal partners delivering the Economic, Rural and Tourism Development Strategies.
To help drive sustainable economic growth and assist in the creation of new jobs and opportunities, FIDC provides various forms of support and assistance to the Falkland’s business community.
Working towards a highly successful, diverse and sustainable economy for the Falkland Islands