There are lots of different grants & funding available to community groups and projects that improve health, education and the environment.
Big Lottery Programme
Visit the Big Lottery Programmes website for more information.
Community Relations Council
Visit the Community Relations Council for more information on funding or programmes.
Over the last few years there has been significant change in the funding environment and the Council wishes to continue to support those projects, programmes and initiatives that best advance its strategic objectives. In doing so, we are committed to distributing the grant aid available efficiently and effectively, and the publication of this funding policy underpins our approach of making the process of grant aid as open and transparent as possible.
Peace III Programmes
For more information click here Peace III Programmes.
Rural Community Network
Visit the Rural Community Network website for more information.
Rural Development Council
Visit the Rural Development Council website for more information.
SOAR [Southern Organisation for Action in Rural areas] is the Joint Committee and Local Action Group for the Armagh, Craigavon and Newry & Mourne Council areas.
We are responsible for the administration of the Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 (NIRDP) within the rural areas of Armagh, Craigavon and Newry. The NIRDP is part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and is managed by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
SOAR Rural Development
Armagh City and District Council
The Palace Demesne
Tel: 028 3752 9618
Fax: 028 3752 9601