Newry, Mourne and Down District Council have launched a new online
grant application process for Financial Assistance Grants and Funding,
which will provide a remote and safe way of working for applicants and
The launch of the new application process also coincides with the Council’s
new financial call, aimed at helping groups who wish to deliver projects
which support COVID-19 response and recovery under one of the four themes:
A new funding opportunity for eligible groups in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector opens on Monday morning! 💷
The call is to help fund core running costs of eligible organisations. Groups who successfully applied for earlier funding (call 1 2020/21) for core running costs will not be eligible to apply again in this call. Applications open at 9 am on Monday 8 June and close at 12 noon on Friday 26 June.
For more info and details on how to apply, visit: https://bit.ly/2XBhisw
For queries on capital or revenue grants email: email@example.com or tel: 075 1560 7480.
Volunteers’ Week UK 1 – 7 June recognises the contribution volunteers make to our communities every day.
It has never been more important to celebrate volunteering and recognise all the valuable work that volunteers do across the length and breadth of Northern Ireland, especially across the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council Area and the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Area.
Charity Commission Annual Reporting: Until otherwise advised, no charity will be penalised for missing its annual reporting deadline. This means that no charity will be marked as in default on the register of charities if they fail to meet their annual reporting deadline.
However if charities find they cannot meet their reporting deadline they should contact the Commission as soon as possible via email to firstname.lastname@example.org to keep them updated on your situation. You will not receive an acknowledgement to this email but your correspondence will be noted for their records.
During the current COVID-19 emergency, charity trustees are having to cope with serious financial challenges that will have a major effect on their charities and those who depend on them. Many charities are facing the double challenge of a sudden fall in income with an increase in demand for their services. The Charity Commission has prepared guidance for charity trustees, especially of smaller charities, who may not have access to professional financial advice.
The guidance sets out some practical steps charity trustees can take to manage their charity through these financial difficulties and, if necessary, plan for the uncomfortable possibility that your charity may not survive this crisis. In the guidance you will find information on: