Council Grants & Bursary Programme

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council operate 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 that 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 the 2018/19 – 2nd call for funding will open for applications in September 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
Festivals & Events – Large
Festivals & Events – Small
Good Relations
Seeding Grants
Sports – Every Body Active 2020 Programme
Sports Events
Summer Schemes (January only)
Irish and Ulster Scots 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