Community Relations / Cultural Diversity

Deadline date: 

13 December 2019

CR/CD GRANTS SCHEME IS NOW OPEN with a new online application system.

  • All projects in receipt of CRCD funding must be completed within this financial year
  • Grants up to £10K maximum for project costs only. (Average grant is £2 - £5K)

Aim of the Scheme

The Community Relations Council, with the support of Government, has established a fund of approximately £400,000 to spend each year on community relations projects. This funding is intended to help community/voluntary groups throughout Northern Ireland develop their capacity to engage in community relations work and to enhance the community relations potential of projects they undertake.

There are a number of changes to the 2019/20 Scheme which includes a new online application process.   

If you have any questions or would like to discuss a proposal prior to submitting an application please contact a member of the Funding & Development Programme. Phone 028 9022 7500 or email

Together Building a United Community

Applicants are required to outline the outcome in Together: Building a United Community to which the proposed project will contribute.