The Micro Grant Programme has been established in recognition and celebration of the contribution of voluntary groups and people to our society and the need for a simple application process for small amounts of funding.
Area: Northern Ireland
Grant Size: Up to £1,000
Priorities: Low capacity groups who have limited access to funding
Who can apply:
You do not have to have a constitution to apply to this fund.
If you’re thinking about a project that does one or more of the following we might be able to help.
Reduce isolation and vulnerability
Focus on the positive contribution of people within the community
Enable active participation of a community in decision-making and addressing of local issues
Help get people engaged in taking community action where it hasn’t happened before
Examples of the types of activities that may be supported:
Basic training support materials – books for example
Travel costs to access relevant training (public transport for up to six months)
Childcare during employability training (up to six months)
The Micro Grants Programme will not support:
Groups with income over £30,000 per annum
Trips outside of Northern Ireland
Purchase of vehicles
Running costs of large organisations
Parties and shopping trips
Promotion of religion or political activity
Applications from statutory organisations
The fund is open for applications on a rolling call basis, subject to fund availability.
It is recommended that you read our Grant FAQs before starting your grant application. Should you have any further questions please contact the Grants Team on 028 9024 5927.