Financial Assistance awarded under the Rural Business Development Grant Pilot Scheme is
classified as De Minimis Aid as set out in European Commission Regulation (EU) No 1407/2013 of
18 December 2013 on the application of Articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty on the Functioning of
the European Union to de minimis aid. If you have received other de minimis aid from
Government Departments, Intertrade Ireland or Local Councils over the last 3 years this might
impact on your eligibility to receive mentoring support.
The maximum amount of de minimis aid that an undertaking can receive within a 3 year fiscal
period in the UK is €200,000. Where an undertaking is part of a group, linked either though
limited companies or individual shareholders, the de minimis limit may apply to some or all of the
combined group and not just individual undertakings.
To allow us to determine whether awarding this grant will breach this limit, please complete the
table below that details the date and value of any de minimis aid the company has received
during your last 3 fiscal (accounting) years. Where the Company is part of a group, please
complete the table for all group companies.
Please note that it is your responsibility to check whether the support you have received was
classed as ‘de minimis’ aid. If in doubt, please check with whoever provided you with the
Has the company (or any company within the Group if applicable) received
any form of public support or grant that was classed as de minimis in the last 3
If ‘Yes’, please provide detail in the table below:-
I confirm that:
The details provided on this form are current and accurate to the best of my knowledge.
The company is solvent and no distress or execution has been levied against it.
I understand that completion of this form neither entitles nor requires me to take part in any
business support scheme in the future.