£1.7m to tackle climate action in Derry/Londonderry

26 Jul 2022

£1.7m to tackle climate action in Derry/Londonderry

The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland are delighted to launch a five-year environmental project through the Acorn Farm in St Columb’s Park. The ambitious project…

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Work begins on £6.2 million Acorn farm project

4 Jul 2022

Work begins on £6.2 million Acorn farm project

Work is set to begin on the initial site clearance of the old MOD site at St Columb’s Park in advance of the wider Acorn Farm regeneration project funded by the UK…

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Empowering communities to be more self-sufficient

23 Jul 2021

Empowering communities to be more self-sufficient

Over the past year, many of us have become mini climate heroes through growing our own fruit and veg. Nothing more satisfying than watching the first strawberries appear,…

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258 families sign up to ‘I Can Grow’ project

19 Feb 2021

258 families sign up to ‘I Can Grow’ project

Over 250 families in Derry and Strabane are rolling up their sleeves and getting ready to embark on the journey towards self-sustainability thanks to a new environmental…

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Acorn Fund, sowing seeds of change in Derry and Strabane

1 Dec 2020

Acorn Fund, sowing seeds of change in Derry and Strabane

People in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area are being invited to take part in a food growing project over the next 18 months. The ‘I can grow’ project,…

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Climate action vision for Derry/Londonderry

17 Aug 2020

Climate action vision for Derry/Londonderry

The first investment by the National Lottery Community Fund to help communities to reduce their carbon footprint in NI has been awarded to the Community Foundation’s…

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