Below is a list of funding opportunities currently open for applications. Click on a region or county to see a list of funding opportunities currently available for that area. Please note that only regions with currently open funding opportunities are listed below.

The list will be continually updated as we become aware of potential funding opportunities in other parts of the country. If you come across information on a fund or grant that might be applicable to sheds, please email information to communications@menssheds.ie and we’ll get it listed here.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This list is presented for information purposes only. We cannot guarantee that sheds in the listed areas are eligible for these grants, and any and all correspondence relating to these funds should be directed to the relevant funding authority.

Republic of Ireland

Tesco Community Fund
Sum: €1,000
Funding Body: Tesco
Deadline: N/A
Apply: http://food-and-community.tesco.ie/home/supporting-local-communities/community-fund-stories/nominations/

Go For Life Grant Scheme
Sum: Between €100 and €700
Funding Body: Age & Opportunity
Deadline: 31st September 2017 (opens 1st September 2017)
Apply: http://www.ageandopportunity.ie/what-we-do/physical-activity-sport/go-for-life-grant-scheme

Community Facilities Scheme
Sum: €1,000
Funding Body: Donegal County Council
Deadline: N/A
Apply:http://www.donegalcoco.ie/community/donegal%20lcdc/community%20facilities%20scheme/


Members Development Fund
Sum: N/A
Funding Body: Donegal County Councillors
Deadline: N/A
Apply:http://www.donegalcoco.ie/community/fundingforyourgroup/members%20development%20fund/

LEADER Fund
Sum: Varying
Funding Body: Local Action Groups via Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs
Deadline: 2020
Apply:http://www.ahrrga.gov.ie/rural/rural-development/leader/

Northern Ireland

National Sheds Grant Fund
Sum: £250 – £1,000
Funding Body: Royal Voluntary Service
Deadline: 24/09/2017
Apply:https://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/news-and-events/news/-national-sheds-grant-fund-opens-for-further-applications


Grants to Voluntary Bodies – Mental Health Unit
Sum: Grants of £12,000 to £145,000 awarded to date
Funding Body: Department of Health Mental Health Unit
Deadline: 31/03/2018
Apply:http://bit.ly/2hjJVXM


Core Funding 2017-2018
Sum: Grants of £13,000 to £78,000 awarded to date
Funding Body: The Executive Office (Northern Ireland Executive)
Deadline: 31/03/2018
Apply:https://govfundingpublic.nics.gov.uk/GrantFinderDetails.aspx?&n=Jk6MBdUBBIk=&t=6elFQ2wUlPA=&f=TL/kjPqwPeg=&r=TL/kjPqwPeg=&na=cJKY72QT7BduUPJ3zxTOyRu zmYFGXetFwgPVgTwKAhH1bl3ktaVmA==&g=vnw1m7R4tXw=


Micro Grant Scheme
Sum: Up to £1,000
Funding Body: Community Foundation NI
Deadline: Rolling
Apply:http://www.communityfoundationni.org/micro-grant-programme


Telecommunity Fund
Sum: £500 to £1,500
Funding Body: BT
Deadline: Rolling
Apply:http://www.communityfoundationni.org/telecommunity-fund


Payments to Non-Statutory Providers 2017/2018
Sum: N/A
Funding Body:Department of Health Western Health & Social Care Trust
Deadline: 31/03/2018
Apply:http://bit.ly/2uQybRh

Wesleyan Foundation Grant
Sum: Up to £2,000
Funding Body: Community Foundation NI
Deadline: Rolling
Apply:http://www.communityfoundationni.org/wesleyan-foundation-grants


Community Outreach & Involvement Programme
Sum: Up to £5,000
Funding Body: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council
Deadline: 31/03/2018
Apply:http://bit.ly/2ufBxKo


Insurance Grants
Sum: £500
Funding Body: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council
Deadline: 31/03/2018
Apply:http://bit.ly/2uR1N0Q


Premises Grant 2017-2018
Sum: £3,500
Funding Body: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council
Deadline: 31/03/2018
Apply:http://bit.ly/2voPYjZ


Seeding Grant 2017-2018
Sum: £500
Funding Body: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council
Deadline: 31/03/2018
Apply:http://bit.ly/2uQqLxy


Technical Assistance Grant 2017-2018
Sum: £3,000
Funding Body: Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council
Deadline: 31/03/2018
Apply:http://bit.ly/2vednUV

Capital Grant 2017-2018
Sum: N/A (grants of up to £20,000 awarded to date)
Funding Body: Fermanagh & Omagh District Council
Deadline: 31/03/2018
Apply:http://bit.ly/2vem5Tg


Community Service General 2017-2018
Sum: Up to £840
Funding Body: Fermanagh & Omagh District Council
Deadline: 31/03/2018
Apply:http://bit.ly/2ufF0sf


Community Services Project Development 2017/2018
Sum: Up to £2,000 awarded to date
Funding Body: Fermanagh & Omagh District Council
Deadline: 31/03/2018
Apply:http://bit.ly/2uR1L9e


Seeding Grant 2017-2018
Sum: £200
Funding Body: Fermanagh & Omagh District Council
Deadline: 31/03/2018
Apply:http://bit.ly/2u01an1

Large Capital Project Fund 2017/2018
Sum: 25% of eligible costs (range £2,501-£100,000)
Funding Body: Armagh City, Bandbridge & Craigavon District Council
Deadline: Open for “the foreseeable future”
Apply: http://armaghbanbridgecraigavon.eformz.info/

Revenue Grants
Sum: Not specified
Funding Body: Armagh City, Bandbridge & Craigavon District Council
Deadline: Friday 15th September (opens Monday 21st August)
Apply: http://armaghbanbridgecraigavon.eformz.info/