The Community Development and Health Network is Northern Ireland’s leading organisation working to empower communities and tackle health inequalities using community development.

BCPP Funding Criteria

In order to qualify for funding, project proposals must fulfil the following criteria which will be used to assess the applications. It is important you provide us with necessary information on the application form to enable us to establish the criteria have been met.

Establishing Need:

  • Satisfy a real community need

  • Show benefit to the Health and Social Services and other Government priorities

Meeting BCPP Objectives:

  • Demonstrate commitment from and partnership working with community pharmacists and the local community

  • Show evidence of working to a social model of health, giving consideration to the broader determinants of health

  • Use a community development approach

  • Demonstrate partnership working

  • Have clear aims and objectives

Management and Monitoring Arrangements:

  • Structured action plan and targets

  • Plan effective outcome measurement

Financial Costs:

  • Provide realistic costings

Value for Money:

  • Provide value for money

Modernisation/Service Development

  • Demonstrate innovation and transferability

  • Provide evidence for potential service development and sustainability

  • Where possible, extend existing projects and build on existing skills

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Closing date for Level 1 Funding: Thursday 25th October 2018

Closing date for Level 2  Funding: Thursday 13th September 2018

To contact a member of the BCPP Team, call 028 3026 4606 or email