Community Foundation for NI: Digital Poverty

What they fund: local groups and organisations, to provide access to digital technology for the most vulnerable. Particular focus is on supporting grassroots organisations that support older people and young people aged 18 and under

How much: £1000

Deadline: Opening September 2021

How to apply: £55,000 fund launched to support digital poverty in rural communities – Community Foundation Northern Ireland (

The Community Festivals Fund Grant 2021/22 (Belfast City Council)

What they fund: Community festivals taking place within the Belfast local government district, between end of November 2021 and end of March 2022, that focus on arts and heritage activities; and other cultural events

How much: Up to £10,000 per festival

Deadline: 12 noon, Monday 15 October 2021

How to apply: Grant Manager (


The Cultural Multi Annual Grant (2022-2024) Belfast City Council

Deadline: 12 noon on Friday 5 November 2021

How to apply: Grant Manager (


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