Grants and Funding
Welcome to Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Online Funding Hub
To apply for any of the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Councils grants please apply online here
Our Community grants are open to not for profit, constituted groups to deliver a wide range of activities and projects that benefit the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Area.
Our Enterprise Fund is open to local businesses within their first two years, to help address barriers to growth via innovative approaches.
You can find information on available funding, get guidance on the application process and complete your application online here. If successfully awarded one of our grants you can now download your claim pack within relevant grant section below.
Please see below links to other organisations also offering funding in response to COVID-19
The Community Foundation has opened the Community Arts, Culture and Heritage Fund on 2nd November 2020 on behalf of the Department of Communities.
Who can apply: Constituted organisations with charitable purposes, operating within Northern Ireland
To address new needs appearing as a result of the Coronavirus, and where restrictions mean finding new ways to support vulnerable people, using creative mediums.
To support grassroots communities and those most marginalised, through engagement in community arts, culture and heritage projects and creative industries.
To enable organisations to respond better to new needs identified as a result of coronavirus, and where restrictions mean finding new ways of supporting vulnerable people, through encouraging access to the arts, culture and heritage, in particular for those with disabilities.
To help organisations and communities supporting vulnerable people, to use arts, culture and heritage, to #build back better; ensuring organisations and individuals thrive and continue to provide longer-term support to communities in need
For more information please follow link http://communityfoundationni.org/grants/the-arts-culture-and-heritage-challenge-fund/
The £5.5m Heritage Recovery Fund Northern Ireland was launched on 2nd November 2020 and the National Lottery Heritage Fund are delivering the fund on behalf of the Department for Communities.
Grants from £3,000 to £250,000 will be available to help heritage organisations in Northern Ireland respond to the immediate impacts of the COVID-19 crisis and plan for the future. This includes help with re-opening heritage sites, supporting staff and planning for long-term sustainability.
Self-employed individuals working in the heritage sector will also be able to apply for grants of up to £5,000, helping to retain vital skills and jobs in the sector.
Applications will open on Monday 2 November, and must be submitted by noon on Friday 27 November 2020.
For more information please follow link http://heritagefund.org.uk/funding/heritage-recovery-fund-northern-ireland
The next round of Building the Community Pharmacy Partnership funding is now open. The number of sessions and the number of participants have been reduced and planning/training has been increased in light of COVID-19. We are encouraging participants to hold their projects using Zoom where possible.
Building the Community Pharmacy Partnership funding is open to constituted community/voluntary organisations and community pharmacies based in Northern Ireland. Projects must be a partnership between a community/voluntary organisation and a community pharmacy. Either can be the lead applicant but both partners must be named in the application form.
You can download a pack here https://www.cdhn.org/bcpp-level-2-application-pack
If you would like to discuss with a member of the BCPP team, please email email@example.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Princes Countryside Fund are providing grant funding opportunities in response to COVID 19, this may be very useful for your community group and area at this difficult time. If you have any queries regarding this funding, please follow up directly with the Princes Countryside Fund. The below links are to their home page and also directly to their eligibility criteria and guidance document for your convenience. Home page:- https://www.princescountrysidefund.org.uk/
Eligibility criteria and guidance documentation:- https://www.princescountrysidefund.org.uk/downloads/grant-e-g-document/eligibility-and-guidance-document-covid19-march-2020.pdf
For all other enquiries regarding Business Support during the COVID-19 pandemic please visit:www.causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk/work/covid-19-support-for-businesses
Details of the 2021/22 Grant programmes are as follows:
|Opening date/time||Closing date/time|
|Building A United Community Fund||Rolling / On Going||Rolling / On Going|
|Culture Arts & Heritage||Tues 1st December @ 9am||Fri 29th January @ 12 noon|
|Culture Arts & Heritage - Creative Practitioners Bursary Scheme||Tues 1st December @ 9am||Fri 26th February @ 12 noon|
|Culture, Arts & Heritage - Youth Creative Skills Bursary||Tues 1st December @ 9am||Fri 23rd April @ 12 noon|
|Community Development Support Grant||Tues 1st December @ 9am||Fri 29th January @ 12 noon|
|Social Inclusion Grant||Tues 1st December @ 9am||Fri 29th January @ 12 noon|
|Town Twinning Fund||Tues 1st December @ 9am||Fri 26th February @ 12 noon|
|Landfill Communities Fund Grant||Tues 1st December @ 9am||Fri 5th February @ 12 noon|
|Community Festivals Fund Grant||TBC||TBC|
|Tourism Large Events Fund||TBC||TBC|
|Tourism Events Growth Fund||TBC||TBC|
How to Apply
To apply for any of the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Councils grants please apply online here.
Please note that applying for a grant is a competitive process and awards are subject to the availability of funds and may be subject to change.
Please do not wait until near the closing time to submit your application.
Be aware of the speed of your internet connection, your system configuration and the volume of general web traffic that may impact on the time required to upload your application.
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for transmission delays.
Your completed application must be received before the deadline.
Applications received after the advertised deadline will not be accepted.
If you would like further information, please contact us
028 7034 7234