National Lottery: Health and Well-being Grant

Funding Body: 

Department of Health

Grant Amount: 

€1,000 - €200,000 in grant funding.

Application Deadline

The 1st of May 2015 (12 noon ) 

Applicant Type: 

Community Groups and Voluntary Organisations providing health and well-being services to their Community.

Further Support:

Learn from previously funded Community Groups and Voluntary Organisations by getting in touch with them directly. The list of previously funded groups and organisations can be found on the National Lottery Grants Scheme website or click here.



Under the National Lottery Act (1986), the Department of Health operates a National Lottery Discretionary fund under which they can provide once-off grants to organisations for the provision of health related services. 


The fund is aimed at community groups and voluntary organisations operating in Ireland providing health services to specific client groups (like people with an intellectual and/or physical disability), providing information and support for various disabilities and illnesses or groups with a specific interest (like providing equipment for hospitals, for example). Click here to read more about this fund. 


Your organisation must have a valid tax clearance certificate or be a registered charity to be eligible for a grant.  


Every year, the National Lottery Grants Scheme publish a list of organisations that have received funding. It can be found on the National Lottery Grants Scheme website.



Where and when do I submit an application to the National Lottery Grants Scheme?

  • Submit an application via email or print one out and post one to the details listed below.
  • An application form is available for download below.
  • A helpline is available to answer any questions that you might have
  • The deadline is the 1st of May 2015 (12 noon ) 


Further Information:

For further information, please do get in touch. 

Call: 01 635 4281 or 01 635 4019.


Address: Finance Unit, Dept. of Health, Hawkins House, Hawkins St., Dublin 2

Website: or National Lottery Grants Scheme



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