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Applications for the 2024 - 2025 Community and Voluntary Sector Grant Aid Programme are now closed.

Essential Information (before you apply)

Prior to completing an online grant aid application, it is essential that you read and familiarise yourself with the Grant Aid Guidance document.

This contains important information and restrictions which you need to be aware of to avoid not complying with specific conditions on the various grant programmes.

If you wish to speak to an officer regarding your appliaction, you will find officer contact details listed at the end of each grant's criteria on ther Grant Aid Guidance document. 

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Grant Aid Programme

Community and Voluntary Sector Governance

The proper governance of local Community and Voluntary Sector organisations is a necessary requirement for any group wishing to access publicly supported grant aid to ensure there is openness, transparency and accountability.

The Council have linked with Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA) to provide advice, information and practical support on a wide range of matters from charity regulations to dealing with governance issues of management committees. 

A full list of grant recipients was published for 2023 - 2024.