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Grant Aid and Funding

You will be able to apply for the following grant aid funded programme online from Monday, 4th September 2017:

EBA 2020 Active Awards for Sport 2017-18

Active Awards for Sport is a small grants programme primarily aimed at grassroots sports. The programme aims to prioritise investment in sports clubs, especially those based in areas of greatest need that will deliver demonstrable increases in sports participation amongst identified target groups.
Active Awards for Sport programme seeks to prioritise the development of grass roots sport and maximise positive community sport legacies. The programme also aims to increase participation in sport and physical recreation in sport especially among underrepresented groups: Women and girls, People with a disability and People living in areas of greatest need. In particular, Council welcomes applications from projects which will tackle health inequalities and improve health and well-being.

For further information click on the following link: www.dcsdgrantaid.com

Community Information Workshops for Council’s Online Grant Aid Funded Programmes

At these Information Workshops officers will provide an overview of the grant aid programmes and provide groups with an opportunity to gain further advice on specific applications, ideas and queries.






Monday, 4th September 2017

7:30 p.m.

Derg Valley Leisure Centre

Tuesday, 5th September 2017

7:30 p.m.

Foyle Arena


Wednesday, 6th September 2017

7:30 p.m.

Melvin Sports Complex

Thursday, 7th September 2017

7:30 p.m.

Templemore Sports Complex

Further information on:  www.dcsdgrantaid.com   

From Monday, 4th September 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Or contact: Sports Development
Tel. No.:  028 7125 3253  
EBA 2020 Active Awards for Sport 2017-18 closes on Friday 29th September at 3:00 p.m.

Looking for funding or finance?

Council now provides citizens, community groups and businesses access to a funding database of all major funding sources as well as those seeking finance. To start your search register below:


Derry City and Strabane District Council can now provide community groups in the area with a facility to search for funding opportunities.  Using this online tool, groups can create tailored searches to identify funding based on their area, type of project or type of beneficiary.  Follow the link below to access up to date opportunities that are open to you now.

Visit the Community Funding Portal for more information