Good Relations Grant Programme

Ards and North Down Borough Council, through its Good Relations programme, is committed to achieving a shared and better future for all by working in partnership with all communities to promote equality and mutual respect.

Seeking new and innovative Good Relations projects, applications are now invited for the Good Relations Grant Programme from constituted community groups and voluntary sector organisations. Groups must be resident or operating within the Ards and North Down Borough.

Individuals are not eligible to apply through this grant programme. All applications will be considered against set criteria and subject to budget availability. Guidance notes will be included in the application packs.

Online information sessions on grant criteria is available on the following dates and formats:

Date Time Format
Wednesday 1 September 2021   6.30pm – 7.10pm

Zoom - Please register interest at

Friday 3rd September 2021 10am – 10.30am Microsoft Teams – please register interest at

Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is: 4.00pm on Thursday 16 September 2021

Application forms received after this time and date will not be considered.

Application forms and guidance criteria are available below, or can be obtained by contacting:
E-mail: Tel: 07970847772

Alternative formats of any of the documents are available on request, where a specific need has been identified.

Please note that no guarantee of funding is made by Ards and North Down Borough Council to any community group or voluntary organisation. Funding for this programme has been drawn from The Executive Office and Ards and North Down Borough Council and is subject to budget approval.