Application opens for Grant Aid programme

Community groups in Derry have been encouraged to apply for money through the council’s Grant Aid programme.

A Derry City Council spokesperson explained: “The 2012/2013 grants are now open for applications from local community organisations covering a wide variety of projects; the full amount can be sought and utilised to deliver the aims and objectives and may also cover the core costs relating to the project. Any group within the Derry City Council area is eligible to apply as long as they meet the essential criteria as outlined on the Derry City Council grant aid website.”

Applications can be submitted for grants of up to £1000 in a range of programmes which lead to the development and enhancement of the city. For full details contact Derry City Council Community Services Section on 7136 5151 or visit