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Grants and funding

  • Funding support for groups

    We give grants and funding to various groups, clubs and societies in Belfast. Groups must be eligible to apply. Our grants can help voluntary, community, sporting, faith and cultural groups to organise and run events or activities. Applications are open for our summer funding programme in 2020.

  • Grants open for applications

    Grant Details Open Closing date
    Summer funding 2020

    Our summer funding programme supports groups involved in various activities helping community recovery. Activities must take place by 30 September. Funding will be granted to groups focusing on:

    • Children and young people

    • Civic pride

    • Preventing isolation

    • Emotional wellbeing

    • Preventing anti-social behaviour

    Funding up to £1,000 is available to groups. To receive an application form, contact us by email or call us on 028 9032 0202.                                          

    6 July 1 September


  • Grants closed for applications

    Our other grants are closed or suspended.

    Grant Details Status

     Policing Committee funding grants

    Applications for District Policing and Community Safety Partnership (DPCSP) Policing Committee grants for north and east Belfast are suspended

    Summer Community Diversionary Festival programme This programme provides funding support for festival activity that is developed and led by a community organisation or a community-led partnership or consortium. closed
    Small grants

    Small grants are closed for applications. For more information and guidance notes, visit our online funding hub.

    • Community Festivals Fund
    • Arts and Heritage Project Grant
    • Policing and Community Safety Grant
    • Good Relations Grant
    • Summer Intervention Fund
    • Parks Events Grant
    • Support for Sport: Sports Event Grant
    • Support for Sport: Large Development Grant
    • Support for Sport: Small Development Grant
    • Support for Sport: Hospitality Grant
    • Support for Sport: Sporting Individuals Grant
    • Community Development Project Grant
    • Community Development Summer Scheme Grant


  • Road closures

    If you are organising an event that will prohibit or restrict traffic with your grant or funding, you should read road closures information to find out what you need to do to apply for a road closure.

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