(source Dept of Communities)
To be eligible for grant assistance (minimum award £200 – maximum award £1,200) organisations must not have an annual income exceeding £100,000 per year and must demonstrate how their proposal delivers on the programme outcomes below:
Objective 1 – Increase Volunteer activity by groups under-represented in the volunteering population, including people not in paid work.
Objective 2 – Innovation – Increasing Diversity and Numbers
Objective 3 – Increase in numbers of new Volunteers
Objective 4 – Benefit to your local community
Examples of grant awards – volunteer out of pocket expenses, supporting the recruitment of new volunteers, providing travel, training or small running costs like heat or light etc.
Please check following link for application form and guidance notes http://www.volunteeringnorthwest.co.uk/small-grants.
CACD plan to have three information events
- Wednesday 22nd August Edenderry Orange Hall 8pm
- Wednesday 22nd August Altnaveigh House at 8 pm
- Thursday 23rd August Mullabrack Orange Hall at 8pm
Closing date for applications is Monday 3rd September at 12 noon