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“The Impact of Local Philanthropy”

28 Jun 2019

“The Impact of Local Philanthropy”

When we think of giving and philanthropy, often the image that comes to mind is of a top-hatted Victorian gentleman, Andrew Carnegie or John Cadbury perhaps and if modern…

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The Impact of local philanthropy

17 May 2019

The Impact of local philanthropy

When we think of a philanthropist, often the image that comes to mind is of a top-hatted Victorian gentleman, Andrew Carnegie or John Cadbury perhaps. If modern…

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‘Techies in Residence’ project, uHub, launches first of kind mental health app

1 Apr 2019

‘Techies in Residence’ project, uHub, launches first of kind mental health app

Following successful completion of the Techies in Residence programme, uHub Therapy Centre in Bangor is launching a new mental health website to help those at risk and…

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Women’s Fund to mark International Women’s Day and screen ‘Hidden Figures’ on 26 March

28 Feb 2019

Women’s Fund to mark International Women’s Day and screen ‘Hidden Figures’ on 26 March

International Women’s Day is a day that celebrates womanhood, with events taking place all over Northern Ireland, at community and national level. “It is the…

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NI women and girls projects receive share of £3.4 million Tampon Tax Fund

16 Jan 2019

NI women and girls projects receive share of £3.4 million Tampon Tax Fund

More than 30 projects working with some of Northern Ireland’s most vulnerable women and girls have received a much-needed funding boost from the Community Foundation.…

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Families with Ups and Downs

4 Dec 2018

Families with Ups and Downs

At twelve weeks pregnant, 29 year Laura Denny from Belfast was told that her baby had Down Syndrome. She was told her baby was also very unwell and had a zero percent…

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£15 million lottery funded programme creates 30 amazing spaces across NI

29 Nov 2018

£15 million lottery funded programme creates 30 amazing spaces across NI

The Big Lottery funded Space & Place Programme has marked the delivery of millions of pounds in funding to community and voluntary group across Northern Ireland which…

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NI Gives – local generosity unwraps £18,000 gift for charity on Giving Tuesday

28 Nov 2018

NI Gives – local generosity unwraps £18,000 gift for charity on Giving Tuesday

Three local charities have boosted their fundraising efforts ahead of Christmas at a crowdfunding event organised by the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland. The NI…

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Thomas Devlin’s legacy highlighted by young bursary recipients at awards night

17 Oct 2018

Thomas Devlin’s legacy highlighted by young bursary recipients at awards night

The eight successful 2018 Thomas Devlin Fund recipients recently received their bursaries at a special event in Belfast. Hosted by comedian Shane Todd, this year’s crop…

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Women’s Fund for NI Golf Day 2018 Roundup

16 Oct 2018

Women’s Fund for NI Golf Day 2018 Roundup

On 21st September the Women’s Fund panel headed to Bangor Golf club for a great day of golf, food and raffle prizes, all in support of disadvantaged women and girls in…

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Rostrevor Men’s Shed & The Murlough Foundation

10 Oct 2018

Rostrevor Men’s Shed & The Murlough Foundation

We take a look at the impact of funding from the Murlough Foundation on a Men’s Shed project in Rostrevor, Co Down. Later this month in a dimly lit church in Rostrevor…

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