Project Development Guidance

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Other Funding Organisations

Northern Ireland’s Comic Relief Local Communities Programme is now open for applications.

Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available for projects which will empower local people, enabling them to create lasting change in their communities. Approximately £40,000 is available for grants in this round.

The funding is for projects that:

  • Improve people’s life skills, education, employability and enterprise
  • Maximise people’s ability to strengthen community cohesion and build social capacity
  • Provide people with opportunities to access local services, achieve greater social justice and to reduce inequality, exclusion and disadvantage
  • Advance people’s physical and mental health, wellbeing and safety

Community groups, resident associations, community centres and credit unions based and working in Northern Ireland can apply.

Further information

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Funding 2012-17 (Full Details)