Whitemountain Programme

Whitemountain provides grant funding for community projects.

Since it started in 2007, the Whitemountain (formerly Alpha) Programme has distributed over £6 million of funding to 200 fantastic community and biodiversity projects through the Landfill Communities Fund. This funding helps groups to achieve their plans for positive change in their community.

Grants of up to £50,000 are available for projects making a positive impact at ground level, either developing facilities for community use or encouraging biodiversity and environmental improvements.

Funding is available under two strands:


Deadlines for applications 2020

24 January – Friday

24 April – Friday

24 July – Friday

23 October – Friday

The cut off  for receiving applications is 12 noon on the date shown. Please send your application to whitemountainprogramme@groundworkni.co.uk 

Note: Only pages requiring signature need scanning.

Eligibility area

If you have a great community or biodiversity focused project which lies within the 15 mile radius of Mullaghglass landfill site near Lisburn, then why not apply?

Whitemountain map area

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For more information please contact: whitemountainprogramme@groundworkni.co.uk


Find out more in the Grants Resources page