Grants and Funding
COVID Response and Recovery Fund
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, with support from the Department for Communities, The Executive Office (TEO) and Newry, Mourne & Down Policing and Community Safety Partnership (via the Department of Justice and the Northern Ireland Policing Board) has introduced a COVID Response and Recovery fund to support local communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Funding is also available from TEO to support good relations projects across the Council district.
There are four grant themes currently open, these are:
• COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery
• PCSP Community Safety and Support
• Suicide Prevention
• Good Relations
Application forms must be completed through an online system which can be accessed via the following link https://newrymournedown.eformz.info/
The fund will operate on a rolling basis from 12 June 2020 until whichever of the following is the earliest - at which point applications will close:
• The budget has been fully allocated
• The local response to the emergency is declared no longer needed by the Council
• Or by 30 September 2020
For further information on the application process, please contact
T: 0330 137 4962
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
- 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.
T: 0330 137 4040