Carrickfergus Borough Council - Grants and Funding

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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 9335 8000.

Council Officer to Contact for Grant Applications
GrantTypeCouncil Officer
Coaching Sports GrantGrants towards coaching coursesPaul Mawhinney (Sports Development and Social Wellness Officer)
Excellence Sports GrantGrants towards competition costs - General GuidePaul Mawhinney (Sports Development and Social Wellness Officer)
New Sports Club GrantGrants for new sports clubs/groupsPaul Mawhinney (Sports Development and Social Wellness Officer)
Sports Event GrantGrants towards a sporting eventPaul Mawhinney (Sports Development and Social Wellness Officer)
Sports Equipment GrantGrants towards sports equipment costsPaul Mawhinney (Sports Development and Social Wellness Officer)
Sports Training Grant

Grants towards sport training courses

For a list of the cirteria for all Sports Grants click here.

Paul Mawhinney (Sports Development and Social Wellness Officer)
Horticulture GrantGrants for materials for gardening projectsStephen Daye (Parks and Countryside Officer)
Good Relations Grant

Small grants and youth diversionary grants. Grants for 2014/15 are now closed.

Good Relations Plan Action Plan 2013/15

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

Lynda Waring (Arts and Events Officer)
Civic GrantSupport local people who enhance the image of the Borough through representative arts and cultural activitiesIan Eagleson (Director of Support Services)

Community Support Grant

Community Support Plan

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:

Grants Officer
Telephone: 028 9335 8000