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The Big Lottery Fund
Northern Ireland


ALLY Foyle - Older Achieving People Project 17 Dec 2015

The group is a network of older people's groups made up from community and voluntary groups, day, residential and sheltered accommodation and independent living centres in the Derry/Londonderry city area. The project received £10,000 to provide a range of programmes within Apex Housing Association to bring residents together.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: ALLY Foyle Ltd
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Derry and Strabane

ARC Healthy Living Centre 23 Mar 2016

The group provides health based activities for all age groups in Irvinestown, Co Fermanagh and supports older and vulnerable people in the community. They received the £3,400 grant for the Silver Summer Scheme project which will provide a six week programme of activities including cookery classes, outings, tea dances and yoga.

Carricklongfield CG - Floor Upgrade 14 Jan 2016

The organisation, based near Dungannon, provides a wide range of community activities and events for all age groups. They received a grant of £9,230 upgrade the premises and to buy a defibrillator that the local community will be trained to use.

Amount: £9,230
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Carricklongfield Cultural Group
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Mid Ulster

St Marys PS - ICT Skills for All 17 Jun 2015

The school based in Maghery village near Dungannon is using the £10,000 to provide iPads and training for pupils, parents and the wider community.

Tar Isteach - Hard To Reach Conflict Related Ex-Prisoners Project 14 Jan 2016

The group offers support to former prisoners in the north Belfast area. They received £6,000 to identify assets and needs of 100 ex-prisoners who are disconnected from the community. It will point them towards services, training courses, volunteering opportunities and community activities available locally to integrate them with the community and improve their health and wellbeing.

Amount: £6,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Tar Isteach Ltd
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Belfast

Hilltown CA COSY Club Tea and Dance Afteroon 16 Dec 2016

The group acts as an umbrella organisation for community groups in the Hilltown area of Co Down. They are using the grant for a celebration event for local older people, including an afternoon tea and a comedy play.

Gortnaghey Community Association Limited 16 Nov 2016

The group provides a community facility in a rural area near Limavady. They are using the £5,000 for a celebration of local anniversaries including the community centre's 10th, the local football club's 80th and the primary school's 125th. They are producing a book with photos of residents past and present and the history of the three groups, together with a family fun day.

Portadown Widows Group - Portadown Widows Project 13 Aug 2015

The group supports women following bereavement to reduce loneliness and isolation. They are using the £6,770 grant for a year long programme of weekly activities such as jewellery making, dancing, armchair aerobics, boccia, healthy eating and gardening. They are also organising a Christmas dinner and social events for members.

Banbridge AC Great Tea Party to Celebrate and Recognise Volunteers 07 Sep 2016

The group supports sufferers of arthritis in the Banbridge area. They are using the £749 for a tea party to celebrate the work of their many volunteers.

Hillcrest Trust (Top of the Hill) Ltd 05 Oct 2016

The Trust works with people from the Top of the Hill area of Derry/Londonderry, to improve their quality of life. They are using the £3,065 for a community celebration and launch event at the group’s newly refurbished building.

Newry Rainbow Community 28 Apr 2016

The organisation supports the LGBT community in Newry. The project received £10,000 to deliver the 2016 Pride festival in Newry City on Saturday 3 September. The festival will include a week of events culminating in a Pride parade with street performers, children's entertainment and a gala concert.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Newry Rainbow Community
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Newry, Mourne and Down

Newry RC - Pride in Newry Festival and Parade 2015 21 May 2015

The group supports the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Newry by raising awareness of LGBT issues, advocacy and providing information and social and befriending activities. They used the £10,000 for the 2015 PRIDE festival in Newry City in August which culminated in a parade with street performers, arts and crafts fair, workshops, children's arts entertainment and music.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Newry Rainbow Community
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Newry, Mourne and Down

Action Cancer BIG BUS - Building Healthier Communities 13 Aug 2015

The group based in south Belfast, supports people affected by cancer . They are using the £9,996 grant for their BIG BUS Building Healthier Communities project which provides life-saving breast-screening for women aged 40-49 and 70+ and M.O.T. health checks for men and women in Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, Strabane, Portrush, Coleraine and Lurgan, and in community areas across NI.

Amount: £9,996
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action Cancer
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Belfast

Ardstraw and Baronscourt YC - Community Hub Kitchen 18 Aug 2016

The organisation provides activities for young people and the wider community in the Ardstraw area near Newtonstewart. They are using the £10,000 to make improvements to the kitchen in their hall, so it better meets the needs of the community.

Station Road Resource Centre Support Group 07 Jul 2016

The Armagh organisation provides activities, training and services to improve health and well-being for people with moderate to severe physical disabilities. They are using the £3,000 to buy computers and printers to support their work.

Burnside Community Group - Involve To Evolve 07 May 2015

The group works to improve the well being of residents of the village of Burnside near Newtownabbey. They are using the £7,760 grant for the Involve to Evolve project, which includes a range of activities and events for older and younger people including a lunch club, horse-riding and art classes.

Harryville Partnership - Art Class 04 Jun 2015

This Ballymena community organisation is using the £2,460 to deliver a 15-week introductory art class to bring local people together and improve their skills and confidence.

Glascar Rural Association 02 Aug 2016

The group is a rural community development organisation based in an Orange Hall outside Banbridge. They are using the £9,670 to provide new furniture and make improvements to the hall to allow for greater community use.

McClintock CC Happy Birthday McClintock Centre 16 Dec 2016

The group provides breakfast clubs, pre-school education and afterschool clubs for children in a rural area outside Omagh. They are using the grant to celebrate the centre's 16th anniversary by involving children, families and the wider community.

LCDI Lifestart Limavady 28 Apr 2016

The group provides a range of educational, training, community development and health relates services in Limavady. They are using the £5,860 grant to provide materials and travel costs for the group’s Lifestart project which supports parents with children aged up to five years.