You can find useful information here for funding opportunities.

The fund is open to grassroots organisations throughout Northern Ireland. The focus is to support groups and organisations working with older people and vulnerable people that are affected by coronavirus.

The New Needs Fund

Constituted organisations with charitable purposes operating within Northern Ireland

Organisations whose income is £1million or below

Organisations who have applied to the Coronavirus Community Fund are eligible to apply for financial support, providing this is for a new project in line with the New Needs fund criteria

Grassroots organisations working within their local community in particular to support the following beneficiaries:

Children and young people, in particular young women and girls

Older people

People with disabilities

People with poor mental health

Black, asian and ethnic minorities

Rurally isolated people

People in poverty

Persons in institutions such as care homes (children in care, older people in care) rehabilitation centres

LGBTQ+ community

Anyone identified as discriminated and excluded; particularly when it comes to practice and policy

None - rolling programme