Northern Ireland

Aughrim Grant Programme

Aughrim Landfill Programme is a partnership between Aughrim Landfill Ltd and Groundwork NIIt 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.

Eligibility:

Your project must be within 10 miles of a registered landfill site (sites can be found HERE) and must benefit the community through either

1) the provision, maintenance or improvement of a public park or another public amenity or

2) the conservation or promotion of biodiversity.

Your application will need to clearly demonstrate how your project meets one of these needs.

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

Your organisation must be a voluntary or community organisation, who produces their own annual accounts, has a bank account in the name of the organisation with at least 2 unrelated signatories and a management committee with at least 3 members (at least 2 must be unrelated).

Application Deadlines:

Our panel will meet quarterly to make decisions (usually in March, June, September and December).

Please remember – you must be able to start your project within 3 months of being awarded and the project must complete within 12 months.

You can apply online HERE for an application form or assistance in applying, you can contact us here:  grants@groundworkni.co.uk