Funding

We provide access to regular, reliable and up-to-date funding information to help the sector, from resources to help your funding applications succeed, to GrantTracker our dedicated funding toolkit; a valuable resource for charities and communities.

Communities Minister reopens Voluntary, Community and Social Economy Sector Covid Recovery Fund

18 Jan 2021Shauna O'Neill COVID19 Updates, Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)Funding

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has today announced the opening of a second phase, worth £1m of the Voluntary, Community and Social Economy Sector (VCSE) Covid Recovery Fund.

Dormant Accounts Fund NI now open

11 Jan 2021Shauna O'Neill FundraisingFunding

The Dormant Accounts Fund NI is now open. This programme will support the VCSE sector in Northern Ireland to be more resilient and prepared for the future by funding activity that increases long term capacity and sustainability.

VCSE COVID Recovery Fund reopening for applications January 2021

8 Jan 2021Shauna O'Neill Funding and Fundraising (COVID19), COVID19 UpdatesFunding

The Department for Communities are reopening the Voluntary, Community and Social Economy (VCSE) COVID Recovery Fund for applications on 18 January 2021.

Finance Minister launches £20.5 million Dormant Accounts Fund

14 Dec 2020Shauna O'Neill FundraisingFunding

Finance Minister, Conor Murphy today launched the £20.5 million Dormant Accounts Fund which will provide vital funding to the voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors.

£25m Sport Sustainability Fund launches

4 Dec 2020Shauna O'Neill Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)Funding

Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has announced that the £25M Sports Sustainability Fund is opening today (4 December).

£3.3million Voluntary, Community and Social Economy Sector Covid Recovery Fund launched

12 Nov 2020Shauna O'Neill Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)Funding

The Voluntary, Community and Social Economy Sector (VCSE) Covid Recovery Fund has been launched today to help the sector to safely deliver essential services during the Covid-19 crisis.

Funding announced for culture, languages, arts and heritage sectors

28 Oct 2020Shauna O'Neill Funding and Fundraising (COVID19), COVID19 UpdatesFunding

Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has given the green light for further financial support to be released to support the culture, language, arts and heritage sectors.

Success in funding applications(CFNI) webinar resources and recording

14 Oct 2020Sandra Bailie FundraisingFunding, Fundraising, Webinar Recordings

On 14 October Lynn Kennedy from NICVA delivered a webinar on Success in Funding Applications as part of the CFNI Accelerator programme funded by Department for Communities (DfC). 

£100,000 grants scheme for community led road safety initiatives launches

3 Sep 2020Shauna O'Neill FundraisingFunding

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has launched the 2020/21 Road Safety Grant Scheme which offers individuals and community groups an opportunity to apply for funding of up to £10,000 to develop and deliver local road safety initiatives.