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.
NI 100 Small Grant Programme
The purpose of the NI100 Small Grant Programme is to provide funding for community and voluntary groups to contribute to an overall programme of events and activities to mark the 100th anniversary of Northern Ireland by celebrating people, places and products through community, cultural and sporting activities with an opportunity for good relations activities and to build awareness of the anniversary.
Examples of projects might include:
- cross community heritage programmes of music traditions, traditional crafts;
- workshop or activity programme showcasing shared history themes eg sports, agriculture, school days;
- intergenerational projects collecting memories of NI100 themes.
- Historic talks, seminars or conferences
- Study visits to historic places of relevance to the centenary;
- art project
Programme Themes and Outcomes have been developed by the NI100 Working Group and agreed by council and successful applications to the NI100 Small Grant Programme will be required to focus on at least one of these Programme Themes and meet at least one of the Outcomes. The Programme Themes are as follows:
- Heritage and Culture,
- Great Northern Ireland Minds and Innovation,
- Sport & Wellbeing and Community Development
- Food, Drink and Entertainment
There are 3 levels of grants available NI 100 Small Grant Programme
- Single organisations can apply for a grant of: Up to £1,500
- Two organisations working together: Up to £3,500
- Three or more organisations working together: Up to £5,000
To access detailed guidance notes and to continue with you application for the NI 100 Small Grant please follow the following link:-
Please see below links to other organisations offering funding in response to COVID-19
Heart of The Community Fund
The Ireland Funds is proud to announce the launch of the Heart of The Community Fund, which will provide critical and timely funding to a wide range of not-for-profit and community organisations across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
It is aimed at smaller organisations meeting needs in their local communities, who work tirelessly to support some of the most vulnerable people through the Covid-19 crisis caused by the pandemic.
For examples and application information visit irelandfunds.org/grants
Applications are being accepted through an inline application form only, The link to the application form will be made available via http://irelandfunds.org/grants during the open applcation date. The fund closes on Thursday 8th April @ 3pm.
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|
|Enterprise Fund||Mon 12th April 2021||Fri 14th May 2021 @ 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.
Rural Business Development Grant
If you would like further information, please contact us
028 7034 7234