Community Support

Community SupportCouncils have a statutory remit for community development and provide a range of practical and financial support to their community and voluntary sectors.

Armagh City and District Council main priorities for community support are:

  • To ensure best use of, and equal access to facilities
  • To review use of Council grants
  • To ensure groups can access small grants
  • To support strategic/important projects which have clearly identified needs and which cannot obtain funding or match funding from other sources.
  • To ensure funders collaborate so that best use is made of the resources available.
  • To ensure there are effective support structures for the sector.
  • To encourage volunteering.
  • To ensure volunteers and staff have the skills they need to effectively fulfil their groups’ objectives.
  • To ensure there is co-operation and networking among groups at local level.

Contact Us
If you need help to set up a community group or if your community needs help to apply for funding contact Community Support or view the Grants & Funding section.

Contact Details
Community Support
Armagh City and District Council
The Palace Demesne
BT60 4EL
Tel: 028 3752 9600
Fax: 028 3752 9601