Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

What they fund: The Trust has five priority areas and generally funds work that is about addressing the root causes of problems rather than delivering services or alleviating immediate needs.

Deadline: 12 noon 19th August

How to apply: visit website


Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Christmas Festive Fund

What they Fund: support Community Associations from the smaller towns, villages and hamlets to help celebrate Christmas. Applications are invited for clearly defined outdoor events to mark the lighting of the Christmas tree/ festive lighting in that settlement. Due to a limited funding pot only ONE community group per settlement will be successful.

How Much: £250

Deadline: 12 noon 20th July 2019

How to apply: Visit website


The Housing Executive Rural Community Awards

What they Fund: Projects which help improve community spirit within rural neighbourhoods.

How Much: £1,000

Deadline: 4pm 31st July 2019

How to apply: visit website


The Thomas Devlin Bursary

What they Fund: Young people aged 15-19 who want to study the creative arts.

How much: up to £1,750

How to apply: visit website


Paul Hamlyn Foundation

What they fund: The Youth Fund supports organisations whose main purpose is about helping young people (aged 14-25) in the most precarious positions, where making the transition to adult independence is most challenging.

How much: £30,000-60,000 over 2 years

Deadline: Rolling

How to apply:


George Belfast Airport: Community Fund

Who do they fund: Registered charities who have been established for at least two years.

What do they fund: Projects facilitating community, social and environmental/conservation work based in the North Down or Greater Belfast areas.

How much do they offer: Unspecified

Deadline: Rolling

To apply go to


Community Foundation’s Telecommunity Fund

Who do they fund: Constituted grass roots community groups and voluntary groups are invited to apply.

What do they fund: The fund prioritises young people, older people and people with disabilities.

How much do they offer: £500 – £1,500

Deadline: Rolling

To apply contact the Grants Team on 028 9024 5927


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


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