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Community Grants

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has a range of grant programmes available to community or voluntary groups based or working in the Borough. 
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  • Important Notice
  • Small Seeding and/or Insurance and Small Activity and/or Insurance Grants for 1 April 2020 - 31 March 2021 are now open for application
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Grant Advice

Please note for all programmes:

  1. The Community Development Team is available should you require any assistance with an application.
  2. Funding will not be available to programmes or activities that have already commenced or completed.

Please ensure that you select the correct grant aid type for the activity/project for which you are applying and ensure it is submitted by the appropriate closing date.

In order to apply for this grant aid your organisation must meet the Eligibility Criteria set out below:

  • Be a properly constituted group from the community/voluntary sector
  • Based/work within the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council area

Ineligible Activities/Items:

  • Retrospective payments
  • Groups mainly engaged in Sports, Arts and/or Cultural activities

Opening and closing dates for each programme will be advertised in the local press and on this website as appropriate. 

Other Community Funding Opportunities

Department of Communities (DfC) have launched a small capital grant programme to be administered through Cooperation Ireland.  The purpose of this programme is to promote Partnership and Collaboration among Voluntary and Community organisations. As such the amount of grant available to applicants will be dependent on the number of partners included on an application.

This grant is only eligible for expenditure on capital items and groups must be able to incur the expenditure before 31 March 2021.

Completed applications should be emailed to smallcapitalgrants@cooperationireland.org, and must be received by 5.00 pm on Friday 14th August 2020.

For full details and applications see https://www.cooperationireland.org/small-capital-grants-programme

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