New or Updated Funding Initiatives
Charles Hayward Foundation
Provides both Main Grants (up to £25,000 a year for 1-3 years and Small Grants (up to £7000). Main grants cover Social & Criminal Justice, Heritage & Conservation and Overseas work. Small grants cover Social & Criminal Justice, Heritage & Conservation and Older People. Registered charities only.
Mama Cash Fund for Women
Financially supports groups and organisations that through their work strengthen women's rights through both one to three year grants from €5,000 to €50,000. Open to supporting informal, unregistered groups of activists, or networks, or coalitions of organisations.
Skipton Building Society: Grassroots Giving
Skipton Building Society's Grassroots Giving programme provides support to small, local community groups in the UK where the donation would benefit vulnerable people e.g. homeless, elderly, deprived areas, etc
Key Dates for your Fundraising Diary
Acorn Fund Legacy Grants
Grants of up to £3000 for projects or programmes in Derry/Londonderry which demonstrate a clear contribution to the legacy of the 2013 UK City of Culture by encouraging local people to engage in arts or cultural activities in their communities.
Closing Date 11 May 2018 at 1.00pm
The Honourable The Irish Society: NI Small Grants Fund
This is a new Fund created in 2014 by The Honourable The Irish Society, an historic charity which operates mainly in County Londonderry, to make some charitable grants across the whole of Northern Ireland.
Closing Date 4 May 2018
Co-operation with Northern Ireland
The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is running a funding Scheme for projects which enhance, celebrate or commemorate the artistic, cultural, musical, film or heritage of the Island of Ireland on a North/South basis. Applications are invited from not for profit bodies, organisations and institutions, with partnerships or collaborations also considered.
Application Deadline 18 May 2018