COVID-19 Charities Fund – closing 21 Aug

NICVA are distributing the COVID-19 Charities Fund with a grant from the Northern Ireland Department for Communities. This funding programme will provide financial support to charities who have lost income due to the impact of COVID-19 and are not able to cover unavoidable costs until 30 September 2020.

Area: Northern Ireland
Suitable for: Local charities facing severe financial difficulty
Funding size: Up to £75,000
Total available: £15.5 million

To apply

Read more about the information sessions, the application process and apply online at the link below. Applications must be submitted by Friday 21st August at 4pm.

COVID-19 Charities Fund

Help with your application

To help local charities with their applications, we are partnering with a number of helper organisations to host online advice sessions.

They are:

  • Northern Area Community Network, Thursday 6th August at 6pm.
  • North Down Community Network, Friday 7th August at 11am.
  • North West Community Network, Monday 10th August at 10am.
  • Fermanagh Trust, Tuesday 11th August at 7.30pm.

To register for an event, contact

Application deadline: Friday 21st August at 4pm

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New Belfast Community Arts Initiative trading as Community Arts Partnership is a registered charity (XR 36570) and a company limited by guarantee (Northern Ireland NI 37645).Registered with The Charity Commission as New Belfast Community Arts Initiative - NIC105169.