This Week's Funding News wc 16th March 2020


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New or Updated Funding Initiatives

Community Foundation for NI: The Dungannon Community Trust

Administrated by the Community Foundation for Ireland, the Trust offers grants of up to £5,000 for projects of up to one year based within the Dungannon District providing community based activities supporting young people aged 13-25 with low levels of educational attainment, enhancing their opportunity to gain employment or further education.

Find out more on the website

Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Youth Fund

The Youth Fund supports organisations whose main purpose is helping young people (aged 14-25) in the most precarious positions, where making the transition to adult independence is most challenging. They provide 2 year grants of £30,000 to £60,000 for core operating costs to help grow an organisation’s impact.  

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Royal British Legion Grants

Grants for members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, veterans and their families who are suffering financially. They are also there for those who need urgent assistance to get through a temporary crisis, such as homelessness.

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Key Dates for your Fundraising Diary

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council: Arts and Heritage Grants

Applications are  invited from individuals and suitably constituted community/voluntary sector organisations living /working within the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council area to apply for financial assistance for Arts and Heritage programmes.  Grants are available under both rolling and set deadline programmes, ranging from £250 up to £1000.

Submission Deadline: 12 noon, Tuesday 31 Mar 2020

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Bank of Ireland: Begin Together Fund

Administrated by the Community Foundation for Ireland, the Begin Together fund will support new and existing project-based activities with grants of up to €5,000 (or the sterling equivalent) for local, not for profit groups with an income under £500,000 working to improve the physical and/or mental and/ or financial wellbeing of the communities they serve across all counties on the island of Ireland.

Closing Date (4pm) 31 Mar 2020

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The Magdalen Hospital Trust

Offers grants to promote the welfare of young people (of both genders), under the age of 25 years, who suffer from various effects of social deprivation, abuse, mental and physical handicap, inadequate housing, lack of education or training, and the problems derived from unemployment and broken families.  Grants are normally within the range £500-£2,000 and are usually one-off and project-based.  

Application opening date 01 Apr 2020

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