This Week's Funding News wc 17th August

13 August 2020


Community Foundation for NI: The New Needs Fund (NB Now Closing 1pm on 21st August instead of 28th)

Grants of £1,000 to £15,000 to help organisations and communities to respond better, addressing new needs appearing as a result of the Coronavirus and where restrictions mean finding new ways of meeting existing needs and #build back better, helping to ensure organisations can thrive and continue to provide longer-term support to communities.

This Week's Funding News wc 10th August

10 August 2020


ESB COVID-19 Recovery Fund (Closing Date, 5pm on 10th August)

Administered by Groundwork NI, open to initiatives and activities addressing the aftermath of coronavirus in communities around their wind farms.  Suggested awards of £1,000.

This Week's Funding News wc 27th July

24 July 2020

New or Updated Schemes

The Childcare Recovery Support Fund (Opening today 27th July)

Aims to provide financial assistance (tiered levels of awards depending on the childcare provision offered and the opening/operational dates following endorsement from the HSC Trust. Administered by Early Years – the organisation for young children on behalf of the Department of Education.

This Week's Funding News wc 20th July

19 July 2020

Closing Soon - Deadline (or may close early if funding is exhausted)

Ecclesiastical Insurance: Movement for Good Awards £50,000 Awards (Closing 24th July)

The Movement for Good awards is an online nomination scheme programme designed to give £1million to charities.  The aim is to put their giving directly into the hands of remarkable organisations (like yours perhaps) that are changing people’s lives for the better. 10 charities will be awarded £50,000.

This Week's Funding News wc 22 June 2020

21 June 2020

New funding schemes this week:

The National Lottery Community Fund: The Emerging Futures Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund want to find out how to help communities move towards recovery and renewal after the impact of COVID-19 and draw on all the creativity they’ve seen in communities and across civil society. So they’re funding organisations to look at how things are changing, what is needed in this transition, and what is possible in the future. Funding of between £20,000 - £50,000 is available.

This Week's Funding News wc 15 June 2020

14 June 2020

New funding schemes this week:

The National Lottery Fund: COVID-19 Charities Fund

TNL Community Fund are distributing the COVID-19 Charities Fund with a grant from the Northern Ireland Department for Communities. This funding programme will provide financial support of up to £75,000 to charities who have lost income due to the impact of COVID-19 and are not able to cover unavoidable costs until 30 September 2020.

This Week's Funding News wc 8 June 2020

7 June 2020

New funding schemes this week:

Arts Council NI: Organisations Emergency Programme

Small and medium sized organisations will be able to apply for maximum funding of £25,000 to help them continue creative work, assist with operational costs, where these have been affected as a result of the COVID-19, and to help plan for recovery.

Closing date: Friday, 12 June at 4pm.  Visit the website here