The Enkalon Foundation is a grant-making, registered charitable trust in Northern Ireland. Grants are available for projects assisting cross-community groups, self-help, assistance to the unemployed and groups helping disadvantaged members of society in Northern Ireland, with particular interest in Antrim.
Objectives of Fund
The Foundation's main aim is to provide community and social welfare services in Northern Ireland.
The priorities of the fund may vary from year to year but the range of interests is as follows:
Assistance to the unemployed.
Groups helping the disadvantaged.
About £200,000 is available for grants each year. Grants of up to £6,000 are available. The average size of award is between £500 and £1,000.
Match Funding Restrictions
The Foundation rarely provides 100% funding for a project. However, the level of contribution required from the applicant will vary depending on project size.
Who Can Apply
Organisations with charitable status, working in Northern Ireland are eligible to apply. The Foundation has a particular interest in organisations working in the Antrim Borough area.
Normally grants are not made for the following:
Playgroups or sporting groups outside the Antrim Borough area.
Travel outside Northern Ireland.
How To Apply
Applications must be submitted one month before the relevant meeting date as the Trustees meet quarterly. Applicants will be advised as soon as practicable after a meeting has taken place. Applicants successful or unsuccessful will be advised of the Trustees’ decision
An online application form is available from the Enkalon Foundation website
Next deadline for applications – Wednesday 13th November, 2019.