This Week's Funding News - 14 June 2021

Your weekly funding news and deadlines update from GrantTracker.

Funding news this week

3 new funds from Community Foundation for NI

CFNI have opened 3 new funds:

  • The Cancer Charities’ Support Fund - £30,000 to £1 million funding for charities to provide a wide range of support services for cancer patients throughout NI, and will cover key areas in the cancer pathway; from pre-diagnosis, through to palliative and end of life care.
  • Carers’ Support Fund - Grant of between £2,000 and £75,000 to support organisations working for and with carers, over the next three years.
  • Housing and Homelessness Innovation & Voice Fund - Grants of £15,000 to £25,000 to support new or improved solutions to some of the root causes of housing issues and homelessness in Northern Ireland.

PHA Making Life Better through Short term funding programme

Funding of up to £5,000 is available to improve the health and wellbeing of local communities, with a particular focus on improving mental and emotional wellbeing.

Coca-Cola Thank You Fund 2021 Open for Applications

Funding of up to €10,000 is available to youth-orientated non-profit groups committed to helping young people develop the skills they need to succeed in a post pandemic environment.

Asda Foundation launches new grants programme

Through the Bringing Communities Back Together fund, grants of between £250 and £1,000 are available to either get activities back on track such as gardening clubs, lunch clubs and recreational activities; hold a get-together event such as a welcome back party or community celebration; or a combination of the two.


Upcoming deadlines

Department for Communities (DfC): Historic Environment Fund - Roof Repair Stream

The fund provides up to £5,000 per roof, or £10,000 per thatched roof for the repair of roofs on listed buildings other than churches.

Closing date: 21 June at 5pm

Bank of Ireland: Begin Together Arts Fund

Funding to support or commissions artists and arts organisations to develop arts projects that engage the individuals, audiences and communities involved.

Closing date: 23 June at 5pm

Do It Now Now - Common Call: Fund 2

Unrestricted grants of £5,000 or £12,500 available to Black-led charities and social enterprises disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 in the UK.

Closing date: 25 June at 5pm

Department for Communities (Via Co-Operation Ireland): Small Capital Grant

A £950,000 fund to support partnerships of grassroots voluntary and community organisations to purchase items of equipment that will enhance the activities and services they provide to the local community.

Closing date: 25 June at 12noon

OFCOM Community Radio Fund

A total of £400,000 funding is available to support the core costs of running Ofcom-licensed community radio stations in the UK that are currently broadcasting.

Closing date: 25 June at 5pm

GrantTracker offer for NICVA Members

We've extended our special offer for another month - to thank our members for supporting us and also for their incredibly hard work for their local communities over the last, extremely challenging, year.

Until the end of June, we are still offering a 12 month GrantTracker subscription for just £90, a saving of £55.

If you are a NICVA member, simply click here, choose the £145 / 12 month option and use the discount code BACKTOTHELIGHT by 30 June 2021.