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.

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:-
Telephone:  0300 303 1777