This project is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme

The GAP Programme

GAP (Growth Achievement Programme) provides your business with fully funded one-to-one mentoring and business development workshops to help take your business to the next stage of growth.

By participating you will:

  • Receive up to 10 hours mentoring on a one-to-one basis covering identified business needs.
  • Receive guidance and support to the next stage of growth, including job creation and sustainability.
  • Attend 5 practical based learning workshops.
  • Receive guidance and support to complete a 3 year strategic action plan.
  • Avail of professional photography to promote your product/service on social media and website.
  • Be signposted to other business support programmes.

The programme is aimed towards newly created or early stage businesses with high growth potential situated in the Ards and North Down Borough area.

Completed applications to be received by Friday 20 September 2019

Applications can be completed online here.  Alternatively please contact Brendan Cunningham by emailing or call 02891 464649.


Contact: Maura Bettes

call 0800 027 0639 or click here