Ards and North Down Borough Council – Community Grants 2019/20

Ards and North Down Borough Council has opened its annual funding scheme for local constituted voluntary and community groups. Groups from the Ards and North Down Borough can apply to the following grant funding streams:

1. Community Development Fund 2019-2020 - for help with running costs and/or project costs for a constituted community or voluntary group.

2. Community Festivals Funding (including commemorative events) - financial support to organise local, neighbourhood or large-scale festivals in 2019-20

Community Development Grants Closing Date                   - 28th March 2019 at 4pm

Community Festivals Fund Closing Date                                - 15th March 2019 at 4pm


Application forms, guidance notes and criteria are available here or may be requested from the Community Development Section.

Videos have been produced to guide you through the application process: they are linked below.


COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED TO THE ADDRESS BELOW by the dates mentioned above. Further information is available from:

Community Development Section

 16 South Street

 Unit 5 Conway Building


 BT23 4JT

 Tel: 0300 013 3333 or email: