Good Relations Grant Programme

Ards and North Down Borough Council 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 from constituted community groups and voluntary sector organisations resident or operating within the Ards and North Down Borough for the Good Relations Grant Programme. 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 are available on the following dates and formats:

Date Time Format
Wednesday 23rd March 2022 11 – 11.40am

Microsoft Teams - Please register interest at

Thursday 24th March 2022 6.30 – 7.10pm Zoom – please register interest at

Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is: Thursday 7th April 2022 at 4.00pm

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

Application forms and guidance criteria are available below and can also be obtained by emailing or by telephone 079 7084 7772

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 availabilit