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Grants and Funding

Financial Assistance Programme

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council offers financial assistance to eligible groups in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector for revenue and capital projects.

The funding is used to support the local delivery of an extensive range of community projects from capital builds to summer schemes. Themes include:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Christmas illuminations and events
  • Community and Sports Facility Capital Schemes
  • Community Engagement
  • Good Relations
  • Major/Minor events
  • PCSP
  • Sports Development
  • Summer Schemes
  • Tourism Events.

Calls for applications are opened throughout the year and are advertised on the Council's Facebook page and in local newspapers.

Financial Assistance Call 1 2019 

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council invites applications for financial assistance towards the programme areas outlined below. 

  • Service Level Agreements for Community Facilities 
  • Minor Grants Community Works Schemes 
  • Community Capital Schemes 
  • Summer Schemes 
  • Irish Language 
  • Local Biodiversity Enhancement 
  • Tourism Events 
  • Sports Active 
  • Community Engagement 
  • Community Events and Festivals 

Application forms can be downloaded from www.newrymournedown.org or can be collected from reception in O’Hagan House, Monaghan Row, Newry or Downshire Civic Centre, Downpatrick. 

The opening date: Monday 14 January 2019 
The closing date: 4pm Friday 15 February 2019 

Completed applications must be returned to either the reception in O’Hagan House, Monaghan Row, Newry or Downshire Civic Centre, Downpatrick. 

Late applications will not be considered. 

Workshops on the application process will take place at 6.30pm at the following venues: 

  • Tuesday 22 January Kilmorey Arms Hotel, Kilkeel 
  • Thursday 24 January Canal Court Hotel, Newry 
  • Tuesday 29 January Millbrook Lodge Hotel, Ballynahinch 

For further information on the application process, please contact: 
The Programmes Unit T: 028 3031 3024 or 
E: programmesunit@nmandd.org 

For further information on the application process please contact:

Programmes Unit
Newry Mourne & Down District Council 
McGrath Centre
1 Margaret Street 
Newry 

Telephone: 028 3031 3024
Email: programmesunit@nmandd.org

Downloads
  • financial assistance application form and guidance notes call 1 2019-2020(1)
  • service level agreement financial assistance application form 2019-2023
  • community capital call and minor community grants 2019-20 financial assistance guidance note and application form