Covid Recovery Fund for Community and Voluntary Groups

Call for funding applications - 2020/2021

COVID Recovery Fund – Community Halls/Bases – up to £3000 per group.

Ards and North Down Borough Council has opened The COVID Recovery Fund (CRF). This fund is provided by the Department for Communities (DfC) and administered by Ards and North Down Borough Council.

The funding is specifically for constituted community and/or resident’s groups only who wish to apply for funding towards the costs involved (based on a risk assessment of the premises) in making their community base/community hall COVID-19 compliant in-line with Government Guidelines. The bases/hall must be owned or leased by the community organisation applying. We will only accept one application per group.

COVID Recovery Fund – Community Projects – up to £500 per group

The COVID Recovery Fund (CRF) is provided by the Department for Communities (DFC) and administered by Ards and North Down Borough Council.

The fund was established to assist the Community and Voluntary Sector in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. This fund is for the community to run projects in line with the key 3 objectives – Connectivity, Financial and Food Poverty

Applications are welcome from constituted community and voluntary groups in the Ards and North Down Borough Council area.

Funding Stream Open from  Closing date and time
COVID Recovery – Community Hall/Bases 9 October 2020   30 October 2020 at 4pm
COVID Recovery – Community projects 9 October 2020  30 October 2020 at 4pm

 Application forms, guidance notes and criteria are available at: www.ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk or may be requested from the Community Development Section.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED TO THE ADDRESS BELOW by the dates mentioned above.

Further information is available from:

Community Development Section, 6 South Street, Unit 5, South Street, Newtownards, BT23 4JT, communitygrants@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk or emma.hunter@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk