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Grant Categories 2024 - 2025

For more information on the Grant Categories for 2024 - 2025 see tables below. 
Before applying please read: Grant Aid Guidance

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Category 1 Grants

Groups can apply for one grant from Category 1 and one grant from Category 2. For Category 3 grants please contact the named officer.

Category 1 Grant Details:
Small Development Grant  Maximum £1,500
(Community, Arts, Culture, Heritage,  Environment, Sport).
Community/Sports/Venues/Facilities Grant
 
Maximum £3,500 
Greater than 10 hrs weekly activity.
Strategic Arts & Culture Grant
 
Maximum £20,000
(Arts & Culture dedicated performance space & annual programme).
Strategic Sports Development Grant Maximum £15,000 (Governing Bodies only).
Strategic Community Development Grant Maximum £8,000


Category 2 Grants

Groups can apply for one grant from Category 1 and one grant from Category 2. For Category 3 grants please contact the named officer.

Category 2 Grant Details:

Strategic Events Grant
 

Maximum £8,000
Must provide for the whole Mid Ulster District and promote the area at a regional level

*Good Relations Grant

Maximum £1,500
Projects focused on improving good relations outcomes

*Community Local Festival Grant

Maximum £1,500
To support local communities in delivering local festivals

**Sports Representative Grant

Individual & Team
Maximum £250 - £500
Must be participating at a provincial, national, or international level

Regional and Minority Languages Bursary Allocations as per available budget
Irish Language Activity Grants Allocations as per available budget

*Good Relations and Community Local Festivals Grant will no longer be rolling grants but may have two further rounds in June 2024 and October 2024 subject to remaining budgets.
**Sports Representative Individual and teams will remain as a Rolling grant (no closing date).


Category 3 Grants

Groups can apply for one grant from Category 1 and one grant from Category 2. For Category 3 grants please contact the named officer. 

Category 3 Grant Details:

Capital Discretionary Grant

Up to £50,000 as funder of last resort for capital projects.
Contact: Hannah McCabe or Joe McGlinchey on 03000 132 132
Hannah.McCabe@midulstercouncil.org
Joe.McGlinchey@midulstercouncil.org

Schools Sports Access Grant

Maximum £5000. Schools providing sports facilities to minority sports with no facilities.
Contact: Leigh Gilmore on 03000 132 132
Leigh.Gilmore@midulstercouncil.org

Pitches and Recreational Spaces Strategy Feasibility Development Grant Maximum £10,000
Contact: Denise Daly on 03000 132 132 
Denise.Daly@midulstercouncil.org 
Pitches and Recreational Spaces Strategy infrastructure Development Grant
 
Maximum £50,000
Contact: Denise Daly on 03000 132 132 
Denise.Daly@midulstercouncil.org