Summer Funding

Summer Funding

03 May 2013

Funding for community activity that involves volunteers


Volunteer Now is currently inviting applications for the Small Grants Programme which is funded by the Department for Social Development. The funding will be available to support community activity during the summer period that involves volunteers

Grants of up to 1,000 are available to small, local volunteer-involving organisations  based in the 15 Council areas of  Antrim, Ards, Armagh, Ballymena, Belfast, Carrickfergus, Castlereagh, Down, Dungannon & South Tyrone, Fermanagh, Larne, Lisburn, Newry & Mourne, Newtownabbey and North Down.

The Programme is targeted specifically at projects with an annual income of less than 100,000 that promote volunteering amongst people not in paid work and other groups who are currently under-represented in the volunteering population. 40% of funding will be allocated to groups working in disadvantaged areas.


More details available on including online registration form or contact the Finance Team at

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 20th May, 2013.

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