The Community Relations Council - Cultural Diversity Small Grant Scheme - Now open

About the Scheme

The Community Relations Council, with the support of Government, has established a fund of approximately £400,000 to spend each year on community relations projects. This funding is intended to help community/voluntary groups throughout Northern Ireland develop their capacity to engage in community relations work and to enhance the community relations potential of projects they undertake.

  • All projects in receipt of CR/CD funding must be completed within this financial year

  • Grants up to £10K maximum for project costs only

  • Average grant is £2 - £5K

How to Apply

There are a number of changes to the 2019-20 Scheme which includes a new online application process.   

For further information and access to the online application, visit the website

If you have any questions or would like to discuss a proposal prior to submitting an application please contact a member of the Funding and Development Programme.

Phone 028 9022 7500 or email

Closing date: 13 December 2019 at 4pm.