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Available Grants

Available Grants

All our current opportunities

If you have already started an application, please continue to use the link emailed to you upon registration.

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Currently open calls

Closing Date: Sep 20, 2019 13:00

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • £10,000

  • Priorities:

  • Special educational needs, mental health issues and mentoring for young people.

The Lightbody Foundation Grant

The Lightbody Foundation has been set up by Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol. The Foundation is a family Foundation set up to give support to charities in Northern Ireland.

The Lightbody Foundation Grant

Closing Date:

Sep 20, 2019 13:00

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • £10,000

  • Priorities:

  • Special educational needs, mental health issues and mentoring for young people.

The Lightbody Foundation has been set up by Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol. The Foundation is a family Foundation set up to give support to charities in Northern Ireland.

Closing Date: Oct 11, 2019 13:00

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • Up to £10,000

  • Priorities:

  • Priority will be given to women and girl projects

Tampon Tax Community Fund 2019

The purpose of the Tampon Tax Fund is to allocate the funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. Funding is available throughout the UK.

Tampon Tax Community Fund 2019

Closing Date:

Oct 11, 2019 13:00

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • Up to £10,000

  • Priorities:

  • Priority will be given to women and girl projects

The purpose of the Tampon Tax Fund is to allocate the funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. Funding is available throughout the UK.

Closing Date: Sep 30, 2019 13:00

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • Up to £5,000

  • Priorities:

  • Locally based community groups and locally based ‘communities of interest’ with an interest in promoting or embedding human rights and social justice in their day to day work for and with their chosen communities.

Social Justice Small Grants Programme

The programme is funded by Atlantic Philanthropies as part of its Human Rights legacy fund in Northern Ireland to support local community groups with projects and initiatives that contribute to peacebuilding, tackle the impact of poverty and austerity measures and/or give voice to excluded groups.

Social Justice Small Grants Programme

Closing Date:

Sep 30, 2019 13:00

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • Up to £5,000

  • Priorities:

  • Locally based community groups and locally based ‘communities of interest’ with an interest in promoting or embedding human rights and social justice in their day to day work for and with their chosen communities.

The programme is funded by Atlantic Philanthropies as part of its Human Rights legacy fund in Northern Ireland to support local community groups with projects and initiatives that contribute to peacebuilding, tackle the impact of poverty and austerity measures and/or give voice to excluded groups.

Closing Date: Sep 27, 2019 16:00

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • Up to £10,000

  • Priorities:

  • The Community Innovators programme is for organisations who want support to explore and develop new solutions to a real world challenge facing communities

The Community Innovators Programme

The Community Innovators Programme is the first of its kind in Northern Ireland and is for organisations who want support to explore and develop new solutions to a real world challenge facing communities.

The Community Innovators Programme

Closing Date:

Sep 27, 2019 16:00

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • Up to £10,000

  • Priorities:

  • The Community Innovators programme is for organisations who want support to explore and develop new solutions to a real world challenge facing communities

The Community Innovators Programme is the first of its kind in Northern Ireland and is for organisations who want support to explore and develop new solutions to a real world challenge facing communities.

Closing Date: Sep 30, 2019 13:00

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • Up to £1,000

  • Priorities:

  • Provision of small grants to support independence, isolation and safety issues, and encourage older people to live active lives.

The Older People’s Fund Micro Grant

The Older People’s Fund offers funding for projects that are planned and run by and for older people. Originally called the Turkington Fund, it was created with financial support from NICVA via resources from Turkington and Seapark.

The Older People’s Fund Micro Grant

Closing Date:

Sep 30, 2019 13:00

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • Up to £1,000

  • Priorities:

  • Provision of small grants to support independence, isolation and safety issues, and encourage older people to live active lives.

The Older People’s Fund offers funding for projects that are planned and run by and for older people. Originally called the Turkington Fund, it was created with financial support from NICVA via resources from Turkington and Seapark.

Ongoing (Rolling Programmes)

Ongoing - No Deadline

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • £500-£2,000

  • Priorities:

  • Young people, older people or people with disabilities

The Telecommunity Fund Grant

The Telecommunity Fund was established with capital from BT, management and unions. It exists to support small, locally based grass roots community projects.


The Telecommunity Fund Grant

Ongoing - No Deadline

  • Area:

  • Northern Ireland

  • Grant size:

  • £500-£2,000

  • Priorities:

  • Young people, older people or people with disabilities

The Telecommunity Fund was established with capital from BT, management and unions. It exists to support small, locally based grass roots community projects.

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Grants Team

Achieving Impact

The Grants Team are here to support you with your application and monitoring, carry out due diligence and assessment of applications and to manage the Foundation’s funds to ensure we make effective grants and achieve impact.
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Grants Team

Achieving Impact

The Grants Team are here to support you with your application and monitoring, carry out due diligence and assessment of applications and to manage the Foundation’s funds to ensure we make effective grants and achieve impact.

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