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Funding Support

Funding Support

Grants are available for qualifying residents, community groups, sports clubs and athletes throughout Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough. 

You can find information about our grants on this website by clicking on the grants in the table below, or using the buttons above to navigate to the relevent section.

You will then be directed to Flexigrant, our new Online Funding Hub to submit your application. 


Grants and Funding Open For Applications


Grant Name
Closing Date

Arts and Heritage Grant

Funding to provide support to individuals and constituted groups to participate in, develop and promote Arts and Heritage.  
Small Seeding Activity and/or Insurance Community Grant Funding for constituted community, voluntary & charitable groups for general running costs including room hire, training, promotion and insurance.  Jan 2025

Sport and Leisure Capital Grant

Capital grants are available to local sports clubs for the development of new facilities or the enhancement of existing facilities. 

31 May 2024

Defibrillator Grant

Funding is available to local sports clubs or community groups towards the purchase of a defibrillator and associated security casing where applicable.

31 May 2024

Grant for Sport and Leisure Events 

Funding for sport and leisure events for governing bodies and sports clubs for events taking place in Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough. 31 May 2024

Fitness Suite Gold Card

12 months MORE Membership to elite athletes living in Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough, providing access to fitness suites, swimming pools and health suites. 

31 May 2024

Grants for Sport and Leisure Clubs

Funding to support sports clubs to attend high level competitions, deliver coach education programmes or purchase specialised equipment to improve facilities.

31 May 2024

Sport and Leisure Coaches and Officials Grant

Funding to support aspiring coaches and officials to achieve coaching/officiating qualifications.

31 May 2024

Athletes Grant

Funding for elite and aspiring high performers who are competing (or have the potential to compete) at the highest level in their sport.   

31 May 2024