How are support groups funded?
There are foundations, corporations and government agencies that offer grants to fund projects for groups like yours. A grant is money given by one of these organizations for a project or program that meets some need. Letters of support are letters from other agencies that will be participating in your project.
How do you fund a community project?
Five community fundraising ideas
- Create and share your fundraiser.
- Host offline fundraising events.
- Ask local businesses to match donations.
- Sponsor group events.
- Collect donations for school fundraising.
How are mental health programs funded?
The federal government is a major funding stream for mental health services. The federal government also provides Mental Health Block Grants (MHBG) that support states in building out their community mental health services.
Can I get a grant to start a business Northern Ireland?
The NI Small Business Loan Fund provides access to finance for small businesses, sole traders and partnerships which are keen to develop their business, but find it difficult to access funding through traditional sources.
How does supporting communities work in Northern Ireland?
Supporting Communities’ Funding Service informs community groups in Northern Ireland of the most up to date and relevant sources of funding available and to provide guidance on the overall fundraising process. For funding support, please fill in our Funding Enquiry Form online.
Where is funding support available in Northern Ireland?
Please note, Funding Support is only available in Northern Ireland at this time. Our Community Funding Bulletin which provides details of charitable trusts, foundations, statutory organisations and European Sources and their regular funding programmes.
How much money can you get for a community grant in Northern Ireland?
Applications will be accepted for grants of up to £2,000 from registered charities and constituted grassroots community and voluntary groups based in Northern Ireland. Priority is given to applications from small groups, typically with an annual income of less than £250,000.
Is there a grant tracker in Northern Ireland?
Grant Tracker NI is a website designed to keep the voluntary and community sector up to date with all the latest funding opportunities. It has a dedicated funding database that covers all grant making sectors and funds available to not for profit groups and charities in Northern Ireland.