Welcome to Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council Online Funding Hub.

Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council offers financial assistance to eligible groups in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector. Our support seeks to help such groups who can provide services that are aligned to Council priorities for:-

Capital Project Grants 2020-21

The Large Capital Project Fund 2020-21 is expected to open for applications on Monday 9th March 2020 for large capital projects commencing before 31st March 2021 (note: projects should not commence before a Letter of Offer from Council is issued). The call is expected to remain open until 31st October 2020, or until the budget is committed, whichever comes first.

The Small Scale Capital Project Fund 2020-21 is expected to open for applications on Monday 9th March 2020 for small capital projects, technical assistance for a capital project, or the purchase of equipment. Projects must be fully delivered before 31st March 2021 (note: projects should not commence before a Letter of Offer from Council is issued). The call is expected to close on 3rd April 2020.

All the above details are subject to confirmation and further details should be available week commencing 24th February 2020.

To assist groups a number of Information Sessions will be held as follows:

  • Monday, 9 March, Armagh Palace Building, 7pm – 9pm
  • Tuesday,  10 March, Banbridge Old Town Hall, 7pm – 9pm
  • Thursday, 12 March, Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, 7pm – 9pm

To book a place, please email fap@armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk or phone Mairead on 028 3831 2589.

 

 

Revenue Grants 2020-21

Our second call for Revenue Grants will open on Monday 6th April 2020 and will close at 12 noon on Friday 1st May 2020. This call relates to projects taking place 1 August 2020 to 31 March 2021.

Programmes facilitated by us in this call will include:

  • Community Grants
  • Arts, Culture and Events Grants
  • Good Relations Grants
  • International Linkages Grant

To assist groups a number of Information Sessions will be held as follows:

  • Tuesday, 7 April, Banbridge Old Town Hall, 7pm – 9pm
  • Wednesday, 8 April, Craigavon Civic Centre, 7pm – 9pm
  • Thursday, 9 April, Armagh Palace Demesne Courtyard (Hayloft Room), 7pm – 9pm

To book a place, please email fap@armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk or phone Mairead on 028 3831 2589.

 

Further Information

Any queries for either Capital or Revenue grants should initially be directed to:

Glen Dickson
Tel: (028) 3831 2420
Email: glen.dickson@armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk

 

Financial Assistance provided by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is assisted through financial support from:

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Grant Name Information Opening Date Submission Deadline Guidance
2a Small Scale Capital Projects Fund Grants available to eligible organisations for equipment, technical assistance for a capital project, or small capital projects. Project delivery should commence after the date of a Letter of Offer and be completed before 31.3.21. 9th March 2020 09:00 Friday, 03/04/2020 @ 12:00 noon
2b Large Scale Capital Project Fund For large capital works projects where a maximum of 50% of match funding from Council is required. Project delivery should commence after the date of a Letter of Offer and before 31.3.21. 9th March 2020 09:00 Saturday, 31/10/2020 @ 12:00 noon
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Grant Name Opening Date Submission Deadline Guidance Resources
Orchards/Cider Farm Enhancement Financial Assistance Scheme 13th February 2020 09:00 Friday, 17/04/2020 @ 12:00 noon Orchard and Cideries financial templates
Orchard and Cideries business plan templates
Grant Type Grant Name Opening Deadline Guidance Information
Financial Assistance Grants 1a Seeding Grant 6th April 2020 09:00 Friday, 01/05/2020 @ 12:00 noon Seed funding for new groups in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector constituted within the last 12 months.
Financial Assistance Grants 1b Community Development Grants 6th April 2020 09:00 Friday, 01/05/2020 @ 12:00 noon To facilitate the delivery of programmes with clear community development outcomes and to fund the core running costs of eligible organisations with clear community development purposes.
Financial Assistance Grants 3a Community Events Fund 6th April 2020 09:00 Friday, 01/05/2020 @ 12:00 noon For local small scale community festivals or events.
Financial Assistance Grants 3b Large Event Fund 6th April 2020 09:00 Friday, 01/05/2020 @ 12:00 noon For larger scale events which have value and interest well beyond the local Council area.
Financial Assistance Grants 3c Arts Project Fund 6th April 2020 09:00 Friday, 01/05/2020 @ 12:00 noon For high quality arts projects which develops the skills of participants in a particular art-form.
Financial Assistance Grants 3d International Tourism Event Fund 6th April 2020 09:00 Friday, 01/05/2020 @ 12:00 noon For larger scale events with genuine appeal to the out-of-state visitor and which will generate significant out-of-state tourism revenue and PR for the Borough.
Financial Assistance Grants 4 Good Relations Grants 6th April 2020 09:00 Friday, 01/05/2020 @ 12:00 noon To facilitate organisations working at community level to deliver on-the-ground activities and actions which impact positively on Good Relations on an intra-community or cross-community basis.
Financial Assistance Grants 7 International Linkages Grant 6th April 2020 09:00 Friday, 01/05/2020 @ 12:00 noon To facilitate organisations in building effective, strong & active international linkages to maximise the benefit to the Borough gained across trade, investment, culture, tourism & best practice learning.
Financial Assistance Grants COVID-19 Support Scheme 6th April 2020 09:00 Friday, 24/04/2020 @ 12:00 noon

Please note: Guidance notes for grants may change when they are re-opened.

Grant Name Closed Guidance Information
5 Rural Linkages Grant Friday, 15/09/2017 @ 12:00 noon
Commemorative Events Grant Friday, 13/12/2019 @ 12:00 noon For local small scale community events or activities to celebrate and commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day
Every Body Active 2020 Small Grant Thursday, 09/05/2019 @ 12:00 noon
8 Civic Representation Grant To support individuals within the Council area who will act as effective ambassadors for the Borough in their chosen activity.