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Central Good Relations Funding Programme

The Central Good Relations Funding Programme supports the achievement of the Executive’s strategic objectives relating to good relations.

Supporting good relations

The Fund supports productive, time bound projects which contribute to the promotion of good relations and to building a united and shared community, and associated Ministerial priorities aimed at building a united, shared and reconciled community as identified in the good relations strategy Together: Building a United Community, published on 23 May 2013.
You can access the strategy document at the following link:

Latest news for applicants

Thank you for your application to the Central Good Relations Fund 2014/15. A higher than expected number of applications was received and we are currently working our way through the evaluation process. We can assure you that if your project is selected to receive funding we will contact you as soon as possible.

Applications now open

The Central Good Relations Fund Programme 2014/15 is now open for applications.
Funding is available in the form of Project Funding or Small Grants. Details of each strand of funding are outlined in the application guidance. Organisations may apply for both types of funding where the application relates to distinct projects.
Successful applicants under the 2014/15 Funding Programme will be required to deliver projects by 31 March 2015.

How to apply

The Guidance Notes, Application Form (WORD and PDF versions) and a list of frequently asked questions are available to download at the links below:
Hard copies of these documents may be obtained via the following contact details:

Deadline for applications

Please refer to the table below for application deadlines for project funding and small grants funding.

Please note the deadline for receipt of project fund applications has been extended and the closing date is now 4.00pm on Monday 10 February 2014

Funding for 2014/15

Deadline for applications

Project Funding4pm Monday 10 February 2014
Small Grantsopen throughout 2014/15 year

Contact us

You can contact OFMDFM for any queries in relation to the funding programme at the contact information below.