2017/2018 DfC Small Capital/Equipment Grants Programme

2017/2018 DfC Small Capital/Equipment Grants programme

The Department for Communities have just released funding for the 2017/2018 Capital/Equipment Grants Programme. The grant is focused on partnership and collaboration between organisations (so groups must come together in order to be eligible to apply).

•2 partner groups = can apply for £1,500

•3-4 partner groups = can apply for up to £3,500

•5+ partner groups = can apply for up to maximum £5,000

Application; Guidance Notes; Partnership Agreement Template below:

Application form

Guidance Notes

Partnership Agreement Template

There will be a very tight deadline for applications to enable quick turnaround.

The deadline for return of completed applications is 12noon Thursday 1st February 2018.

Due to this tight deadline, applications are only being accepted through the attached application form rather than through an online portal.

The application form should be completed and emailed along with all the supporting documents (constitution; volunteer policy; bank statement; accounts/income & expenditure; partnership agreement)

to the following email address:



Johnny McShane
Small Grants Manager
24d Benevenagh Drive
BT49 0AQ
Tel: 028 777 65438
Mob: 07834 150401