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Community Foundation for NI Micro Grant Funding

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Community Foundation for NI Micro Grant Funding

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, then CFNI 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
  • Interview training
  • Mentoring
  • Travel costs to access relevant training (public transport for up to six months)
  • Childcare during employability training (up to six months)
  • Access course.

The Micro Grants Programme will not support:

  • Groups with income over £30,000 per annum
  • Trips outside of Northern Ireland
  • Individual applications
  • Purchase of vehicles
  • Running costs of large organisations
  • Holiday schemes
  • 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 the CFNI Grant FAQs before starting your grant application (Link here). Should you have any further questions please contact the Grants Team on 02890 245 927.

http://www.communityfoundationni.org/micro-grant-programme•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
    •Interview training
    •Mentoring
    •Travel costs to access relevant training (public transport for up to six months)
    •Childcare during employability training (up to six months)
    •Access course

    The Micro Grants Programme will not support:
  • Groups with income over £30,000 per annum
    •Trips outside of Northern Ireland
    •Individual applications
    •Purchase of vehicles
    •Running costs of large organisations
    •Holiday schemes
    •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.

http://www.communityfoundationni.org/micro-grant-programme

 

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