Funding programmes

Funding, Funding programmes, Awards over £10,000, Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

We're open to all applications that meet our criteria, including supporting people and communities most adversely impacted by the pandemic.

  1. People and Communities

    A larger amount of funding (between £10,001 and £500,000) for projects working with your community – whether that’s a community living in the same area, or people with similar interests or life experiences.

    Area
    Northern Ireland
    Funding size
    £10001 to £500000
    Total available
    £57 million
    Application deadline

    Ongoing

  2. Empowering Young People

    A larger amount of funding (between £10,001 and £500,000) for projects that work with young people (between the ages of 8 and 25) to face and overcome challenges.

    Area
    Northern Ireland
    Suitable for
    Voluntary or community organisations
    Funding size
    £10001 to £500000
    Application deadline

    Ongoing

  3. Dormant Accounts NI

    Dormant Accounts Fund NI will support the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in Northern Ireland to be more resilient and prepared for the future by funding activity that increases capacity and sustainability.

    Area
    Northern Ireland
    Funding size
    Up to £100,000 for individual organisations. If you are working with other organisations to share services or are considering merging with another organisation, talk to us before you apply as we may consider awarding more than £100,000
    Total available
    £20 million
    Application deadline

    Ongoing

UK-wide

  1. Awards from the UK Portfolio

    The UK Portfolio explores new and innovative approaches, and develops and tests new ways of building a stronger civil society.

    Area
    UK-wide
    Funding size
    Over £50,000
    Application deadline

    Ongoing

  2. Forces in Mind

    Supporting the psychological wellbeing and successful and sustainable transition of veterans and their families into civilian life.

    Area
    UK-wide
    Application deadline

    Ongoing

  3. Other National Lottery Funders

    If none of the current The National Lottery Community Fund programmes are suitable for your project, one of the other Lottery funders may be able to help.

    Area
    UK-wide
    Suitable for
    Voluntary or community organisations, Public sector organisations, Private sector organisations
    Application deadline

    Check the other funder's websites

  4. Bringing People Together

    This funding is for projects that build stronger connections across communities. We're looking for ideas that strengthen these connections by exploring and developing the conditions needed to build better and longer-lasting ways of bringing people together.

    Area
    UK-wide
    Suitable for
    Voluntary and community organisations
    Funding size
    Up to a maximum of £1 million for up to five years. We expect most of the funding will go to projects that request between £200,000 and £500,000. There will be a smaller number of awards for projects above £500,000.
    Application deadline

    Ongoing