Funding for Covid-19 Community Response Initiatives

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DfC Funding to Councils to support communiuty response

The Department for Communities has made available funding to local Councils to provide additional assistance to vulnerable communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Council has a number of small grants available to local community and voluntary organisations to deal with emerging issues in local communities as a result of the continuing threat of coronavirus. 

  • Covid-19 Community Support Fund
  • Warm Well & Connected Fund (eligible areas apply)
  • Food & Essential Supplies Fund

Full details of all funding programmes and how to apply are available here.


Other Funding Available

A range of funding is available from other funding organisations for community response to the pandemic.  You can access an up to date listing of this funding on NICVA's website by clicking here


Please get in touch with us if you need any support to prepare funding applications.