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Awards For All

National Lottery funding can help you to make a difference in your community. 

Community Foundation NI 

The Foundation manages a number of funds and funding criteria for each fund will vary.


Northern Ireland European Social Fund Programme

The strategic aim of the European Social Fund (ESF) Programme 2014-2020 in Northern Ireland (NI) is to combat poverty and enhance social inclusion by reducing economic inactivity. 


Rural Business Grants Scheme

Capital grants up to a maximum of 50% grant rate are available to existing micro enterprises based in a rural area to support them to sustain or grow through DAERA’s Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation (TRPSI) Programme. 

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Dormant Accounts Fund NI

Dormant Accounts Fund NI will support the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in Northern Ireland .


UnLtd Awards 

UnLtd provide specialist support for social entrepreneurs to help them grow as social leaders. 


COVID-19 Digital Selling Capability Grant - second call

The COVID-19 Digital Selling Capability Grant (DSCG) will help established retail and wholesale businesses in Northern Ireland to grow their business online - the second call for applications is now open

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Places Called Home Fund 

IKEA Limited and The National Lottery Community Fund have come together to support thriving, resilient and sustainable communities across the UK.

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Community Finance Ireland
All-Island Recovery Loan

The fund will offer flexible loans of £10K-£250K to the VCSE Sector.

Elevate Mentoring  & Grants Programme Information sessions 

Elevate are hosting 2 Information sessions about how to apply for our Grants, what we are looking for and giving some examples of previous projects.