Council Grants & Bursary Programme

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council operates a Grant Aid and Bursary Programme which opens twice yearly in January & September, this is with the exception of Community Services Project Development that is open all year round and Community Services Revenue, Sports Events and Summer Schemes Grant Aid which only opens in January each year.

The funding is open to Voluntary Clubs, Societies, Community and Sporting Organisations. To be eligible for Grant Aid, groups/projects must be based within the Fermanagh & Omagh District Council area.

Applications for funding are currently closed and it is expected that funding for the new financial year 2018/19 will open for applications in January 2018.  The Council operates the following grant aid/bursary streams, depending on available budget.

Grant Aid Streams:-
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Community Services – General Grant Aid
Community Services – Revenue Grant Aid (January only)
Community Services – Project Development (rolling basis)
Festivals & Events – Large
Festivals & Events – Small
Good Relations
Irish language in the Community
Policing & Community Safety Partnership – PCSP (dependant on external funding)
Seeding Grants
Sports – Every Body Active 2020 Programme
Sports Events (January only)
Summer Schemes (January only)
Ulster Scots language in the Community

Arts, Culture and Heritage Bursaries
Sports Bursaries
Irish Language Bursaries

Please click on the sub menu tabs on this page to view information & guidelines for the grant aid/bursary streams outlined above:-

For further information, please contact the Funding & Investment Unit of the Council by telephone on 0300 303 1777 or email