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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.


Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) Small Grants Programme 2021-2022 - Opening 15th September 2021.

The PCSP small grants programme has been developed to provide organisations with up to a £500 grant to organise a project or event that will help prevent, reduce, address crime and help people feel safer in their own communities.  Grants of up to £500 (Five Hundred pounds) are available towards eligible costs and groups may be limited to one successful PCSP grant application per year depending upon the level of demand.  For more information go to

For detailed guidance notes and application form, please select


Sustainable Food & Essential Supplies Grant Programme - Opening 15th September 2021

The Department for Communities has made available funding for the transition from emergency food support which was provided during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic to more sustainable responses to address food poverty in the Borough.

Council has developed this grant programme to provide financial assistance to community and voluntary organisations operating in Causeway Coast and Glens to undertake projects that will help reduce the cost of and improve access to food and other essential supplies and to promote and develop activities and programmes that develop good food practices and sustainable ways to reduce food waste in the Borough.

Applicants can apply for grants of up to 100% of costs up to a maximum of £2,500 towards project costs.

For further information go to

For detailed guidance notes and application form, please select


**Christmas Festive Fund - Opening 3rd September 2021**

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has developed the Christmas Festive Fund to support Community Associations from the smaller towns, villages and hamlets to help celebrate Christmas while complying with government restrictions on events. Due to a limited funding pot only ONE community group per settlement will be successful.

Projects / events must take place between 26th November and 18th December 2021.

Activities must be cross community and open for all residents offering an opportunity for all within the locality to participate.

You may find it helpful to discuss your application with one of the following officers within the Tourism Events Team before submitting your application:

Tracey Freeman  07712235746

Cherri Sutherland 07925890809

To apply for any of the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Councils grants please apply online here

Please see below links to other organisations offering funding in response to COVID-19

Rural Community Pollinator Grants NOW LIVE! (Closing Date 11th October, 12noon)

The Rural Community Pollinator Grants Scheme will provide capital grants from £3,000 to £12,000 covering 95% of costs to community groups and schools wishing to establish, enhance or develop a local community pollinator garden. 

The project needs to be located in a rural area.  For the purposes of this Scheme, rural is defined as all those areas outside the statutory development limits of those towns with a population in excess of 5,000 inhabitants.  

Who can apply? - Volunteer, community groups and NGOs, ‘Friends Of’ groups, Non-constituted groups, Schools and third level education organisation,Youth groups, sports clubs, churches.Not for Profit Organisations managing community spaces 

This grant programme is wholly supported by the Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs, promoted through Live Here Love Here and administered by Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.
 Applications must be submitted by 11th October 2021, 12noon deadline.  For detailed guidance please follow the 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.


  • 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:-


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 Mon 19th July @ 12 noon Fri 13th August @12 noon
Tourism Large Events Fund  TBC TBC
Tourism Events Growth Fund  TBC TBC
Enterprise Fund Mon 12th April 2021 Fri 14th May 2021 @ 12 noon
Rural Business Development Grant Thurs 1st July 2021 Friday 30th July 2021 @12noon
Christmas Festive Fund Fri 3rd December 2021 Fri 1st October @ 12 noon

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

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