Funding Opportunties

Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme

Who do they fund: available to rural community-led, voluntary organisations

What do they fund: Projects must clearly address an issue of rural poverty and / or social isolation and applicants must provide a minimum of 15% match funding

How much do they offer: £200 – £1500

Deadline: Friday 29th September 2017, 4pm

Apply through the Rural Support Network in your council area.

 

Uniting Opportunities Fund       

Who do they fund: Registered charities, Community/voluntary groups, Schools, Limited Companies and Non Profit Organisations.

What do they fund: projects promoting good relations and reconciliation through sport, physical and creative activity. The proposed project should target young people who are homeless, refugees/asylum seekers, offenders, in care or young people who are disabled, have poor mental health or misuse substances.

How much do they offer: £5,000 – £30,000

Deadline: Friday 22 September 2017, 4pm

https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/articles/uniting-communities-uniting-opportunities-tbuc#toc-1

 

Awards for All Northern Ireland

Who do they fund: Charities based in Northern Ireland which are people led and strength based.

What do they fund: Projects which enable people to participate in their communities, people to develop their skills and broaden their experience, people to work towards better and safer communities or improve people’s physical and mental health and well-being.

How much do they offer: £500 – £10,000

Deadline: Rolling

https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/northern-ireland/awards-for-all-northern-ireland

 

Community Relations Council Small Grants

Who do they fund: community/voluntary groups throughout Northern Ireland working primarily with adults.

What do they fund: projects which will develop the organisation’s capacity to engage in community relations work and to enhance the community relations potential of projects they undertake.

How much do they offer: £10,000

Deadline: 30/11/2017

https://www.community-relations.org.uk/community-relations-cultural-diversity

 

Halifax foundation for Northern Ireland

Who do they fund: NI based charities with an income under 1 million pounds.

What do they fund: projects which support underfunded charities that enable people, especially disadvantaged or people with special needs, to play a fuller role in the community

How much do they offer: £3,000 – £4,000

Deadline: Rolling

http://www.halifaxfoundationni.org/programmes/community-grant-programme/application-process

 

The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

Who do they fund: Projects which address the root causes of violence and injustice, rather than alleviating symptoms and which cannot be funded from other sources.

What do they fund: projects which strengthen human rights and equality, inclusive politics, demilitarisation or dealing with the past.

How much do they offer:

Deadline: 4/12/2017

https://www.jrct.org.uk/northern-ireland

 

The Older People’s Fund

Who do they fund: offers funding for locally based community projects that are planned and run by and for older people.

What do they fund: Projects should be based around advocacy and campaigning, independent living or training.

How much do they offer: £3,000 – £10,000

Deadline: Autumn 2017

http://www.communityfoundationni.org/older-people-s-fund

 

Northern Ireland Electrical Networks

Who do they fund: Registered charities working in NI.

What do they fund: Equipment, education projects, health promotion, citisenship, community development.

How much do they offer: £200 – £750

Deadline: 31/08/2017

http://www.nienetworks.co.uk/Community/Charities-fund/How-to-apply-for-funding

 

Building Community Pharmacy Partnerships

Who do they fund: Constituted charities

What do they fund: Projects seeking to develop a community-pharmacy partnership that will address a range of locally identified health and well-being needs.

How much do they offer: £2,000 for level 1 and £10,000 for level 2 applications

Deadline: 14/09/2017

https://www.cdhn.org/bcpp-how-apply