Grants and funding
Grants open for applications
|Summer Community Diversionary Festival programme
||Applications are now open for our Summer Community Diversionary Festival funding programme.
This programme will provide funding support for festival activity that is developed and led by a community organisation or a community-led partnership or consortium.
|Open for applications
||12 noon on Thursday 2 April 2020
|Policing Committee funding grants
||Applications are now open for District Policing and Community Safety Partnership (DPCSP) Policing Committee grants for North and East Belfast
Policing Committee Grants of up to £2,000 are available for groups who meet the criteria outlined within our guidance notes. Up to two grants can be provided per group, per year, however the projects must be different from each other.
|Open for applications
||These are rolling applications, with no closing date. The availability of funding will be reviewed by DPCSPs throughout the year, and the website updated accordingly.
Grants now closed for applications
- Community Festivals Fund
- Arts and Heritage Project Grant
- Policing and Community Safety Grant
- Good Relations Grant
- Summer Intervention Fund
- Parks Events Grant
- Support for Sport: Sports Event Grant
- Support for Sport: Large Development Grant
- Support for Sport: Small Development Grant
- Support for Sport: Hospitality Grant
- Support for Sport: Sporting Individuals Grant
- Community Development Project Grant
- Community Development Summer Scheme Grant
|Monday 21 October 2019
|Cultural multi-annual grants
||For more information about these grants visit our City Imagining page and visit our online funding hub.
||7 October 2019
|Belfast City Council’s Community Development Grants April 2020 – March 2021
||Applications are closed to the community sector in the Belfast City Council boundaries for:
We heldinformation sessions across Belfast to advise applicants on funding and assessment criteria from 17 June 2019. For guidance notes, details of information sessions and to apply online visit our online funding hub or contact the Central Grants Unit Belfast City Council on 028 9091 8748 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Capacity Building Grant
- Revenue Grant for Community Buildings
|Discretionary Payment Scheme
|| In September 2018, we approved a new framework for discretionary payments to groups or organisations which make requests for funding to the Council, which fall outside the Council’s existing grant or other funding schemes.
If you are organising an event that will prohibit or restrict traffic with your grant or funding, please check out our road closures information to find out what you need to do to apply for a road closure.