Core Funding Scheme now open

Deadline date: 

13 November 2020

Core Funding Scheme is now open. Deadline: Friday 13 November 2020 at 4PM.

Online Workshops

To help you prepare your application for the Core Funding Scheme, we're organising online workshops on the following dates:

  • Monday 19 October at 10AM
  • Tuesday 20 October at 2PM

The sessions should last approximately 1.5 hours. To secure your place, email Paul Killen on

About the Scheme

The Core Funding Scheme provides support for organisations which are considered of strategic importance in promoting community relations work across Northern Ireland.

The scheme contributes towards salary and organisational running costs.

Together: Building a United Community (T:BUC)

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

The Together: Building a United Community Strategy, published on 23 May 2013, reflects the Executive’s commitment to improving community relations and continuing the journey towards a more united and shared society.

Core Funded Groups 

Get the full list of our core funded groups for 2020-2021.


If you need further guidance, we've answered some important questions about our Core Funding Programme. Read the full FAQ document.

How to Apply

Apply now for the Core Funding Scheme.