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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

Fund objectives

  • 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


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


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

If you would like to discuss with a member of the BCPP team, please email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.




For all other enquiries regarding Business Support during the COVID-19 pandemic please

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
Enterprise 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.

Contact Us

If you would like further information, please contact us