Council Grants & Bursary Programme

New Grant Call - Grant Aid - Recover Programme

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council invites applications from voluntary clubs, societies, community and sporting organisations for the Grant Aid – Recovery Programme. The group must be based in the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area. Projects/activities must take place during the 2020-2021 financial year.

The “Recover” Grant Aid programme will provide local organisations with the opportunity to seek financial assistance to support their recovery and reanimation of activities in line with the NI Executive’s five stage Coronavirus recovery plan.

Older People Groups should contact the South West Age Partnership.
For contact details, please select from the menu to the right.

The funding call is open on a rolling basis from Tuesday 30 June 2020 and there are three closing dates for receipt of applications:
Monday 20 July 2020 at 5pm*,
Monday 21 September 2020 at 5pm* and
Friday 20 November 2020 at 5pm*
*Funding is subject to availability

Guidance Notes

Applicant should ensure that they read the guidance notes before making an application. Guidance Notes are available to download. (See download section below).

How to Apply

To apply to the Grant Aid – Recover Programme, login to the Grant Manager Program, Please click here. Where possible applicants are asked to complete the application online.

Council Officers are available by telephone or email to provide guidance and support to groups who wish to apply to this fund. Please contact Community Services on:
T: 0300 303 1777
Text phone: 028 8225 6216

Please see Guidance Notes in the download section below for email contact details.

COVID - 19 Community Funding

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council continues to support community led responses assisting the most vulnerable people as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to affect local communities.

· The funding is available for constituted groups wishing to provide community and social support to vulnerable and isolated persons in the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area at this time.

· Funding is open and applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. The streamlined funding process will ensure a quick turnaround of applications and advance payments to ensure prompt delivery of support in local communities.

· Groups must clearly evidence that their project will be delivered within the council area and to its residents. Applicants are encouraged to work together to maximise funding to address key priorities across geographical areas.

Guidance Notes

Before applying groups should refer to the guidance to ensure eligibility for the grant. Guidance Notes are available to view in the downloads section at the bottom of the page.

*It is important to note that the priorities and timeline of the funding programme may change as emerging issues arise due to the impacts of Covid-19. The Guidance notes were last revised on 4 May 2020.

How to Apply

Groups can apply online using the Grants Manager Program click here

Guidance Notes: are available below for download. Contact us: For more information or assistance email:

Council Grants & Bursary Programme

The Council’s normal Grants and Bursary Programme is on hold at present, this is due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The grant aid “Recover” Programme and the Covid 19 support grant are open on a rolling basis for this financial year 2020/21, this is subject to funding availability see details above.

If you require further advise or guidance, please contact the Funding & Investment Unit, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council T: 0300 303 1777 E: Text Phone: 028 8225 6216


File Type Size Date
Guidance Notes COVID 19 Community Fund Revised 4May2020 pdf 193 KB 5th May 2020
RECOVER - Guidance Notes pdf 229 KB 30th July 2020