Purpose of the Fund:
The fund has been set up to to develop greater respect and understanding between people of different backgrounds.
What impact can we expect from this programme/ fund?
The fund will support projects addressing issues within the following theme areas:
Examples of who can apply:
Examples of projects that the fund might support:
Amount of funding available:
Small grants of up to £5k where community and voluntary groups are able to demonstrate a partnership approach that evidences need and joint working.
The grant could be for using a shared space in their local community or to carry out joint activities or events aimed at bringing different communities together, whether that be communities of faith, ethnicity, neighbourhood or of different backgrounds.
The fund will give space to groups to connect, share ideas, explore and learn together.
Who cannot apply?
In Addition We Will Not Fund:
The Foundation will also not fund organisations or activities which promote causes that are contrary to our purposes. Causes and activities that are contrary to our purposes include, but may not be limited to, those outlined in our investment policy. We will not therefore fund organisations or activities which we determine are linked to the promotion of armaments, alcohol, human rights abuses, tobacco or pornography.
Applicants that currently hold a live grant are not eligible to re-apply in any new round until all outstanding information is provided for the current grant held. This includes details of spend and any monitoring.
Closing Date: Dec 12, 2019 13:00
Dec 12, 2019 13:00
Grants of up to £5,000
▪ Increased contact and dialogue among project participants in NI and their community and those of another community background, faith or political persuasion ▪ Underpinning the Peace Process and promoting community development and cohesion ▪ Increased understanding, tolerance and respect to and for each other on the post conflict legacy issues which divides us ▪ Increased sharing & use of space between and within for community cohesion and community development related activities ▪ Increased dialogue among the sector and other stakeholders to address key and or emerging themes which could destabilize community cohesion. ▪ Increased contact and dialogue between policy makers and the community voluntary sector.
The fund will be open for applications from 9:00am on 4th November 2019, and will close at 1:00pm on 12th December 2019.
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Head of Building Sustainable Communities