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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.

Call For Financial Assistance 2020-2021 

(Subject to funding availability and approval)

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council invite applications for Financial Assistance towards the programme areas below:

  • Minor Grants Community Works Schemes
  • Community Capital Schemes
  • Summer Schemes
  • Irish Language
  • Minority Communities
  • Local Biodiversity Enhancement
  • Tourism Events
  • Tourism Partnership Marketing fund
  • 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 4 November 2019.

The closing date: Monday 9 December 2019, 12pm.

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 12 November, 6:30pm, Millbrook Lodge Hotel, Ballynahinch

Thursday 14 November, 6:30pm, Canal Court Hotel, Newry

Tuesday 19 November, 6:30pm Kilmorey Arms Hotel, Kilkeel

For further information on the application process, please contact:

The Programmes Unit :

Telephone: 0330 137 4040

Email: programmesunit@nmandd.org

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