Community Grants

Click on the post below to access grant information.

This will help you find the right funder for your group and point you in the right direction for advice on how to make a winning bid.

Your starting point for grant fundin...

Every community group needs funding to deliver its local activities.  This can come from subscriptions, donations, membership fees, sponsorship, trading, fundraising and grants. Grants are a key source of funding and are available from a range of sources.  Funders are keen to support local community groups providing ...more

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We are updating this information so if you know of funding opportunities please let us know and we wll add them here.

Written on 31st August 2018, 2:17am

Youth grants

The area boards are committed to providing revenue grant funding for those wishing to provide postive activities for 13-19 year olds and those aged up to 25 with special educational needs and/or disabilities. Projects delivered in the past include arts, music, sports, leisure and other after school activities where young ...more

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Application

Writing a winning grant application

Writing an application for funding need not be a daunting prospect.  Keep in mind the funder’s aims – what are they looking for?   You chances of success will be much higher if your application meets your funder’s objectives. There are some basic things you must remember when writing your bid, follow ...more

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Fundraising ideas

This information sheet aims to help you get started with applying to local businesses for small amounts of money or items that are useful to your group, such as raffle prizes or equipment you need for an activity. It includes advice and tips about asking local businesses for donations, and some sample letters. For more ...more

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