Grants and Funding.
Carrickfergus Borough Council acknowledge the efforts of local, cultural, community and sporting groups as well as individuals in their contribution towards the development of a sustainable community.
Carrickfergus Borough Council offer a range of grants. If you wish to apply for a grant or would like more information, please contact the relevant Council Officer on Tel: 028 93 358000.
|Coaching Sports Grant||Grants towards coaching courses||Paul Mawhinney (Sports Development and Social Wellness Officer)|
|Excellence Sports Grant||Grants towards competition costs - General Guide||Paul Mawhinney (Sports Development and Social Wellness Officer)|
|New Sports Club Grant||Grants for new sports clubs/groups||Paul Mawhinney (Sports Development and Social Wellness Officer)|
|Sports Event Grant||Grants towards a sporting event||Paul Mawhinney (Sports Development and Social Wellness Officer)|
|Sports Equipment Grant||Grants towards sports equipment costs||Paul Mawhinney (Sports Development and Social Wellness Officer)|
|Sports Training Grant|
Grants towards sport training courses
|Paul Mawhinney (Sports Development and Social Wellness Officer)|
|Horticulture Grant||Grants for materials for gardening projects||Stephen Daye (Parks and Countryside Officer)|
|Good Relations Grant|
Small grants and youth diversionary grants
|Fiona Surgenor (Good Relations Officer)|
|Arts and Events Grant|
Arts - applications are welcome from visual, performance, traditional and creative arts individuals or groups who will develop and promote the arts in the Borough
Events - applications are welcome from groups who wish to stage an event in the Borough which will provide entertainment and/or education to the people of the Borough
Community Festivals - applications are welcome from groups who will improve the skills of their local community, promote social inclusion, improve community relations and contribute to community regeneration.
|Lynda Waring (Arts and Events Officer)|
|Civic Grant||Support local people who enhance the image of the Borough through representative arts and cultural activities||Ian Eagleson (Director of Support Services)|
Large Grants - £1001 - £5000 Community Support Guidance Notes
Small Grants - up to £1000
Start Up Grants - £150
|Christine Barnhill (Grants Officer)|
All of the above grants are offered under a rolling programme and can be applied for any time of the year, except the Community Support Large Grants. The opening and closing dates to apply for a Community Support Large Grant is during the month of October each year. Click on the grant you wish to apply for to download an application form. If you require any assistance in completing an application form, please contact Christine Barnhill.
For further information please contact: