Posted on: 10th June 2019

Funding Opportunities for the Fishing Dependent Communities up to £125,000 

Invitation to Public Information Sessions – European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF)

South East Area Fisheries Local Action Group is holding a series of information sessions to provide information and guidance for potential applicants who wish to apply for funding under Union Priority 4 of the EMFF.

Under Union Priority 4, the Funding will support a broad range of projects that focus on promotion of economic growth; social inclusion; job creation and supporting labour mobility in coastal and inland communities depending on fishing and aquaculture, including the diversification of activities within fisheries and into other sectors of the Maritime economy.

Projects must be based within Ardglass, Kilkeel, Portavogie or surrounding areas and demonstrate how the proposed project will impact on the fishing dependent communities.

Information Sessions will be held on the following dates:

*          Monday 24 June, 3pm & 7pm in The John Warnock Centre, Portavogie 

*           Tuesday 25 June, 3pm & 7pm in Ardglass Golf Club 

*           Wednesday 26 June, 3pm & 7pm in Kilkeel Leisure Centre

To confirm your attendance or for further information, contact 0300 013 2233 extension 2511 or email

Please confirm your attendance on or before 12 noon on the day of the event.

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