DfC Small grants for Volunteering now open!!

The Small Grants for Volunteering Programme (Department for Communities) has now opened to support local volunteer involving organisations and volunteer involvement across Derry City & Strabane District.  Any grant awarded will be for a maximum of £1,200 and will directly support the key objectives of the DfC Volunteering Strategy and Action Plan.

Applications are invited online from today, Friday 1st July to closing date of Friday 29th July 2016 @ 12 noon. Full details available at:


North West Volunteer Centre are holding 2 workshops for groups new to the process or those who are keen to find out more about the Small Grants for Volunteering Programme and application process.

Dates are:

Thursday 7th July 2016 at North West Volunteer Centre, 22 Bishop Street, Derry/Londonderry @ 3pm


Thursday 14th July 2016 at Derry City & Strabane District Council offices, 47 Derry Rd, Strabane @ 3pm


Please contact the volunteer centre to book a place:

Derry/Londonderry workshop - telephone 028 71 271 017 or email julie@volunteeringnorthwest.co.uk

Strabane workshop - telephone 028 71 381 800 or email strabane@volunteeringnorthwest.co.uk