Funding

Regional Funding

Supports EA registered local youth work organisations to bring about positive change to the quality of youth work delivery based on assessed need and a strength based approach to planning and delivery.

Available
For up to 3 years

Funding size
Up to £150,000 per annum

Provides support services to youth work organisations on key themes identified as needed for children and young people to include; supporting the educational attainment of children and young people, support for Section 75 groups and young people who live in rural areas.

Available
For up to 3 years

Funding size
Up to £50,000 per annum

Is available for the delivery of additional or enhanced key services identified as needed for example; development of research on key issues affecting young people and Small Grants Scheme.

Available
Ongoing

Funding Size
Dependent and Outlined in the Funding Opportunity

Local Funding

Is for EA registered local youth work organisations who directly deliver in communities across Northern Ireland including;

  • Centre-Based Youth Work
  • Area Based Youth Work
  • Outreach or Detached Youth Work

Available
For up to 3 years

Funding size
Up to £130,000 per annum

Is for EA registered local youth work organisations who directly deliver youth work on key themes identified as needed for children and young people including; supporting educational attainment, support for Section 75 groups and young people who live in rural areas.

Availability
For up to 3 years

Funding size
Up to £30,000 per annum

Is for EA registered local youth organisations whose provision is delivered by volunteers for example, uniformed organisations, church based organisations.

Availability 
Annually

Funding size
The level of funding available would be based on:

  • the hours of programme delivered
  • average attendance of young people.

Other Funding

T:BUC is for groups who wish to run a Camp under the T:BUC Camps Programme 2024/25. The following groups are encouraged to apply:

  • EANI registered youth organisations
  • Bona fide voluntary and community organisations (including Churches/Faith based organisations, Sports groups, Arts groups etc.)
  • Schools
  • Regional organisations that have experience in working with young people
  • Councils

Available
Between: 1st April 2024 and 28th February 2025

Funding size
Between £3,750 and £22,500 (dependant on the number of participants involved)

Application deadline:
9th February 2024 @ 4pm

*Successful applications are subject to funding being made available

Planned Interventions Programme is designed specifically to enable organisations to work with young people in interface areas and areas where there is the potential of heightened social unrest during the period of the 1st June 2023 to the 7th of November 2023, particularly on weekends, evenings and during the traditional times of community events. It seeks to provide positive alternatives for young people at risk of becoming involved in anti-social behaviour, sectarianism and recruitment from paramilitary gangs, and to address heightened inter and intra community tension around interfaces.

Available
Between: 1st June 2023 and 7th November 2023

Funding size
Up to £6,000 

Application deadline:
21st April 2023 @ 4pm

*Successful applications are subject to funding being made available

A range of additional sources of funding are available through a number of organisations, including:

– The Executive Office

– Education Authority

– The National Lottery

– The Arts Council NI

– Children in Need

– Council Funding

– PCSP Funding