What is the Aughrim Programme about?
Aughrim Landfill Programme is a partnership between Aughrim Landfill Ltd and Groundwork NI. Funding for Aughrim Landfill Programme is through the Landfill Communities Fund (LFC) and is derived from Aughrim Landfill Ltd’s operations at Aughrim landfill site, near Lisburn.
How much is our funding for?
The grants available are from £5,000 to £10,000
Projects that are eligible through the Augrhim Programme must meet all these requirements:
Address one of the two eligible Landfill Communities Fund (LCF) objects,
Object D: Public parks and amenities
Or Object DA: Conservation of biodiversity.
Access: be open to the general public a minimum of four evenings or two days a week, equivalent to 104 days a year (no applicable to object DA).
Location: Priority will be given to projects located within 10 miles of Aughrim landfill.
Use of money: be for capital works on a defined site, and all funding sought should relate directly to project delivery.
Finances: be able to reimburse Aughrim Landfill Ltd for 10% of the total sum given.
have proof of land ownership or be able to demonstrate landowner/landlord consent for the proposed project. For projects located on Council land this must be in the form of minuted Committee approval.
Have all match funding in place at time of application.
Have planning permit (if needed) in place at time of application
If you want more information on the Landfill Community Fund’s requirements, please
How to Apply
For further information and access to the online application, please visit our website
The next deadline for 2019 is Friday 11 October 2019
Dates for 2020 are Friday 24 January, 24 April, 24 July and 23 October