Grant Aid & Bursary Support

Grants & Funding

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council invites applications for grant aid assistance towards the programme areas outlined below:

  • Community, Voluntary and Sporting Organisations
  • Individuals
  • Schools

For grants available, grant amount and contact information for applicant support click here

Grants & Funding

Applicants must be based in the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area.

The funding call opens on Wednesday 7 February 2024 and will close at 5pm on Wednesday 6 March 2024.

Funding is for the financial year 2024/2025.

Please note retrospective funding is not eligible.

Information Before You Apply

Before applying it is essential that you familiarise yourself with the following guidance documents:

Grant Aid – Click here

Bursaries – Click here

Good Relations Schools Shared History Programme – Click here

Significant Sporting Achievement – Click here

Grant Aid Code of Practice – Click here

T’s & C’s up to £500 – Click here

T’s & C’s over £500 – Click here

These documents provide further detail on programme specific criteria including exclusions you will need to be aware of.

Officers are available to assist with any queries you may have regarding your application or the criteria. Please make sure you contact an officer well in advance of the closing date to avoid disappointment.

These Grant Aid Guidance Notes should be read in conjunction with Fermanagh & Omagh District Council’s Grant Aid Code of Practice and Terms & Conditions which are available to download: Downloads Section.

How to Apply.

We have a new grant management system in place, please follow the link below to create an account, access guidance notes and submit an application.

Click here to Apply

Should you experience difficulties registering on the new system. “How To” instructions are available at the bottom of this page along with a link to the legacy Grant System if you require access to previous applications. Please note that access to the legacy system will cease on the 31 March 2024.

Grant Aid – for Older Persons Groups

South West Age Partnership (SWAP) is responsible for the delivery of Council Grant Aid for older persons groups. Older Persons Groups must apply directly to the South West Age Partnership (SWAP) for the Council’s Grant Aid. Please note, some exceptions may apply.

For further information or to apply for Grant Aid please contact:-

Allison Forbes Tel: 028 8225 1824 or Email:

Legacy Grant System

Access to previous applications are available on the Legacy Grant Manager Portal by clicking here:  Grant Manager Portal

Please note that access to the legacy system will cease on the 31 March 2024.

Contact Details

If you require further advice or guidance, please contact: Grants & Investment Unit, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council

Tel: 0300 303 1777          Email:        Text Phone: 028 8225 6216

Publicity Guidelines

Every project, initiative and development which is financially assisted by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council through grant aid is required to recognise this financial contribution through the use of the Council brand on all publicity material and by acknowledgement in press releases and other media information.

Guidance on how to use the Council logo correctly is available here


File Type Size Date
Grant Aid Guidance Notes 24 25 pdf 961 KB 15th February 2024
Guidance Notes Bursaries 24 25. pdf 550 KB 6th February 2024
GR+Schools+Programme pdf 196 KB 6th February 2024
Guidance Notes Significant Sporting Achievement Fund pdf 128 KB 8th February 2024
Grant Aid Code of Practice pdf 937 KB 7th February 2024
T&C's Up to £500 pdf 170 KB 7th February 2024
T&C's, Over £500 pdf 276 KB 7th February 2024
How to Register pdf 1 MB 7th February 2024
Grants & Funding information pdf 82 KB 21st February 2024