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Grants for Men's 50+ Groups

28 June 2018

Aim: To support the Development of Menís 50+ Groups in Belfast The focus of this programme is on supporting both the expansion of existing menís 50+ groups and the establishment of new menís 50+ groups in Belfast.

Objectives

The main objective of this grant is to increase the membership of the group.  The proposal may encourage new members by:

ř Increasing skills base within the group

ř Enabling the group to develop new programme ideas

ř Encouraging group members to try something new.

Please note all activities must be undertaken and money spent by 31 March 2019

Eligibility:

To be eligible existing or new men’s groups must have or will have by receipt of grant:

a. a constitution that includes provision for an AGM

b. a committee,

c. a bank account

d. approved accounts (if the group is over a year old)

Grants available

There are a small number of grants are available – the maximum amount awarded will be £700

How to apply

Application forms are available either online or in hard copy.  The deadline for completed applications is 4pm on Tuesday 31st July 2018.

Training & Support

Training and support will be available to all applicants.  Successful applicants will be expected to send a minimum of two group members to Volunteer Now organised seminars.

To request a grant application form please contact

Pamela Higgins at Volunteer Now, 34 Shaftsbury Square, Belfast BT2 7DB:

028 90 232020

Pamela.Higgins@volunteernow.co.uk