Grants Rounds / Closing Dates

Applications for the Grassroots Fund are accepted at any time.


However – if you are applying under the Education pathway of the Grassroots Fund, applications are only accepted in March and August. This is because this is a contestable fund, and all applications are considered together. For 2019, any Education pathway applications must be submitted to us by Friday 15 March and Friday 16 August 2019.


We aim to provide a decision on your grant application within three months of receiving a completed application.



Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the Community Assets and Facilities Fund will be accepted for consideration throughout the year. However, as this is also a contestable fund, and in order to consider all applications at the same time, we have set closing dates at 15 May and 15 November in 2019.

Organisations seeking a grant under this fund are expected to discuss their project with our Community Advisors first, before submitting an Expression of Interest. Any subsequent capital works applications are presented to the Board for consideration, so we will keep you informed throughout the process on your application.


Please feel free to call us on: 0800 878 720 to talk about your project or application.