The Aughrim Programme provides grants for community groups in Northern Ireland.

Aughrim Landfill Programme is a partnership between Aughrim Landfill Ltd and Groundwork NI. It seeks to allocate Landfill Tax Credit Funding from the Aughrim landfill site located on the outskirts of Lisburn. The Programme aims to support projects working in the conservation and promotion of biodiversity projects and protection of social environment.

The grants available are from £5,000 to £10,000.

Before applying to the Aughrim Programme, we recommend you to:
  1. Aughrim Programme Guidelines 2021
  2. Read more about our previous projects 
Application deadlines 2022 are:

Monday 17th January

Monday 4th April

Please note the next round of applications will be received in October

Monday 3rd October

Note that all deadlines are by 12 noon on the dates above.

 Aughrim Programme Application Workshop 2021

Apply online

If you have difficulties filling in the online form, get in contact at

Map of licensed landfill sites NI – this map is not an official list. HRMC, ENTRUST and NIEA will have official lists, all applicants must confirm their closest landfill site is still licensed.

Please visit our resources page for further guidance