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New or Updated Funding Initiatives
The Enkalon Foundation is a local grant-making trust which makes small grants primarily in the fields of cross-community, unemployment and generally helping disadvantaged people. Maximum grants are £6,000 with the average between £500 and £1,000. ALTHOUGH BASED IN ANRIM THEY DO MAKE GRANTS ACROSS THE WHOLE OF NI.
BBC Children in Need Small Grants
BBC Children in Need Small Grants is open to charities and not-for-profit organisations delivering projects for disadvantaged children and young people up to 18 years. You can now apply for any amount up to and including £10,000 per year for up to 3 years.
Ulster Garden Villages
UGV gives grants totalling around £1.5m each year. Projects should demonstrate active participation and self-help. They should also be innovative and developmental with an achievable, practical and sustainable objective which improves the life of people in NI.
Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF): Our Heritage
Our Heritage is rolling grant programme for projects related to national, regional or local heritage in the UK. Grants are from £10,000 up to £100,000. For HLF “Heritage” is a very wide term and covers anything from the past that should be valued and passed on to future generations. Check the links below to see if your project could actually be eligible for a “heritage” grant.
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
Trusthouse is a medium-sized independent grantmaking foundation which makes grants totalling around £2 million a year to projects relating to rural issues and urban deprivation. They have a number of grants programmes depending on your "total annual income". Grant therefore range under £6000 up to £45,000
Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland: Community Grant Programme
The Community Grants Programme supports underfunded, grassroots charities that enable people, especially disabled and disadvantaged people, to play a fuller role in society. The programme is open to registered charities with an income of less than £1 million. Grants are for one year only and the average grant is currently £3400.
Big Lottery Fund: Awards for All
Awards for All is a small grants programme to bring real improvements to communities and to the lives of people most in need by funding projects which involve people in their communities, bringing them together to enjoy a wide range of charitable, community, educational, environmental and health-related activities. Grants awarded are between £500 to £10,000.
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Heart Research UK and SUBWAY® Healthy Heart Grants
HRUK and SUBWAY® Healthy Heart Grants of up to £10,000 are available for new, original and innovative projects that actively promote Heart Health and help to prevent, or reduce, the risk of heart disease in specific groups or communities.
NI Deadline for 2017 29 Sep 2017
Thomas Wall Trust
The Trust consider applications for grants of up to £1,000 for small registered charities, running specific projects that address the educational and social needs of their communities. They can also provide small grants to assist individuals with the cost of training courses that improve their chances of employment.
Application Deadline for November 2017 Meeting 30 Sep 2017
Church of Ireland: Marshal Beresford and Church Fabric Funds
The Marshal Beresford Fund and Church Fabric Fund are held towards the building or repair of churches or chapels. If a parish is awarded a grant it will be allocated from either the Marshal Beresford’s Fund or the Church Fabric Fund and not from both funds.