There are many different types of funding available – for some sources of funding see below. For specific enquiries or for any further information contact:
Community Services section at Antrim Borough Council on T: 028 9446 3113, email
The Fundraising Advice Team, Neil Irwin or James Laverty at the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA) on T: 028 9087 7777, email
Antrim Borough Council Grant Aid
Visit the Grant Aid section of Antrim Borough Council's website for further information on grant aid available to local community or voluntary groups.
Information about the area you work in
The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA – www.nisra.gov.uk) who are responsible for the census and deprivation statistics have developed a function that allows users to enter their postcode and gain instant access to statistics on their local area.
If you would like to view your local statistics insert your postcode in the box below:
Community NI is the central resource for information, news and discussion on the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland. It has been developed by the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action, with one core aim - the promotion of the voluntary and community sector.
There are a number of training organisations specialising in providing training for the community and voluntary sector. To keep up-to-date with training organised or to publicise your organisation’s training visit the training events section of www.communityni.org
Loughside Volunteer Centre promotes local volunteering in the boroughs of Antrim, carrickfergus and Newtownabbey. For further information on getting and keeping volunteers contact:
Loughside Volunteer Centre
Contact: Paul Dinsmore
T: 028 9446 664
For links to other organisation that may be of help to your group visit the Links page