Community Innovators Programme
What they fund: Organisations working specifically on health and wellbeing challenges and is designed for organisations who want support to explore and develop new solutions to a real world challenges. Participants will also learn a really practical social innovation method for future use across their organisation. All constituted voluntary, community or social enterprise organisations operating in Northern Ireland are eligible to apply.
How much: Various
Deadline: Thursday 11th April 2019
Belfast City Council Summer Community Diversionary Festival programme
What they fund: This programme will provide funding support for festival activity that is developed and led by a community organisation or a community-led partnership or consortium in the Belfast City Council Area.
How Much: £25,000 – £100,000
Deadline: 12 noon on Tuesday 19 March 2019.
Community Development Grant (Ards and North Down Borough Council)
What they fund: help with running costs and/or project costs for a constituted community or voluntary group.
How Much: Up to £2000 for running costs and up to £1000 for project costs
Deadline: 28th March 2019 at 4pm
National Vegetarian Week
What they fund: Activities or events linked with National Vegetarian Week
How much: up to £1000
Deadline: 17th March (Small Grants)
How to apply: https://www.nationalvegetarianweek.org/grants/
Comic Relief: Children Survive and Thrive
What they fund: The aim of this programme is to support child-centred approaches, and to make progress in addressing the comprehensive development needs of children during their early years, up to and including their transition to primary school.
How much: Up to 150,000 over 3-5 years
Deadline: 22nd March at 12 noon
National Lottery Community Fund: Empowering Young People
What they fund: Empowering Young People is a grants programme designed to support projects in Northern Ireland delivered by voluntary or community organisations that give young people aged 8 to 25 the ability to overcome the challenges they face.
How much: £10,000-500,000
Deadline: 31st March 2021
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
How to apply: https://www.phf.org.uk/funds/youth-fund/#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
To apply go to http://www.belfastcityairport.com/Community/Community-Fund
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
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
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