The Employment initiative “Let’s Work”, funded by the Social Investment Fund (SIF) under the Delivering Social Change framework, has helped 47 people gain employment in 2020. The programme, which commenced in October 2019, received £1.68m investment from SIF to help address employment related issues in areas of socio-economic need across Northern Ireland. The programme sought to widen access to jobs, improve skill levels and increase personal confidence. Read More

Causeway Coastal Route Tourism Cluster has received a funding boost of £25,000 through Invest Northern Ireland’s Collaborative Growth Programme. Considered to be an unforgettable tourist route, the Causeway Coast offers a breadth of experiences from memorable scenic locations, charming villages and exceptional hospitality choices along the way.
Read More

With the support of Carrickfergus Enterprise, young entrepreneur receives funding from the NI Rural Development Programme to support her in setting up a new ceramics businessRead More

Carrickfergus Enterprise recently hosted their annual Celebrating Enterprise event with a large number of organisations in attendance. These included many who had accessed support through the many programmes such as ‘Go for It’, ‘Coastal Hub Programme’ and ‘Experience NI’. Read More

A tourism enterprise project has created 25 jobs at businesses along the east Antrim coast.
Backed by the Coastal Communities Fund and led by Carrickfergus Enterprise, the Coastal Tourism Hub project has helped 30 tourism and hospitality entrepreneurs to hone their skills and develop a unified approach to marketing the area’s tourist destinations.
Read More