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Funding Opportunities from Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful

22 September 2015

*Live Here Love Here Small Grants Scheme *Coca-Cola Coast Care Awards *Live Here Love Here Coca-Cola Community Grant Scheme *Coast Care Photography Awards


Live Here Love Here Small Grants Scheme

The Live Here Love Here small grants scheme is open to volunteer groups who would like to complete an environmental or community improvement project in their local area.

Live Here Love Here is an exciting initiative that takes a fresh approach to improving our local environment and building a sense of civic pride in our local communities.

Launched by Keep Northern Beautiful in association with the Department of the Environment, Tourism Northern Ireland and local councils, the Small Grants Scheme provides support to volunteer projects which aim to:

  • Improve the quality of the local environment
  • Enhance the environmental management of a local area
  • Contribute to the development of civic pride within a community with a focus on environmental improvement

Grants are available from 500 to 5,000 and are open to volunteer and community groups, all school and third level education organisations, youth groups and sports clubs undertaking civic pride projects in the following Council areas:

  • Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
  • Ards and North Down Borough Council
  • Belfast City Council
  • Fermanagh and Omagh District Council
  • Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
  • Newry, Mourne and Down District Council (via Down Your Street programme)

Closing date for applications is 12 noon 28th September 2015

Projects must take place within the boundaries of the participating Council areas by groups operating within those Council areas to qualify.

To learn more please visit http://www.liveherelovehere.org/Small-Grants.aspx

If you have any questions please check the frequently asked questions section first or email smallgrants@liveherelovehere.org

 


Coca-Cola Coast Care Awards – Deadline Extended

Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful in association with Coca-Cola HBC Northern Ireland has launched the Coast Care Awards for the sixth year in Northern Ireland.  These awards are designed to acknowledge the excellent work of individuals and groups working throughout the year in the Coast Care Programme, so if you work with or know of a group that deserves an award for the work carried out on a coastal or inland waterway project. Or if there is an individual who you think is so inspiring they deserve to be recognised for their contribution to protecting the Northern Ireland coastline or waterways then you could be in line for a prestigious Coca-Cola Coast Care Award.

To enter please visit http://www.liveherelovehere.org/Join-in/Join-in.aspx

Group Awards

  • Coca-Cola Coast Care Group
  • Coca-Cola Inland Waterway Group
  • Brighter Futures
  • Better Business Partnership
  • Community Contribution to Tourism (Tourism Northern Ireland)

Individual Awards

  • Youth in Action
  • Local Hero
  • Picture Perfect (Tourism Northern Ireland)

All award winners will receive a commemorative award in recognition of their efforts plus a framed certificate.  Individual winners (including photography) will receive 100 worth of equipment of their choice and Group award winners will receive 200 worth of equipment of their choice.

Please e-mail your completed entry to nicola.murray@keepnorthernirelandbeautiful.org before 5pm on Monday 28th September 2015.

 


Live Here Love Here Coca-Cola Community Grant Scheme – Deadline Extended

To celebrate the continued success of these awards we are delighted to announce the introduction of the Live Here Love Here Coca-Cola Community Grant Scheme, which will provide funding of up to 1,000 to community and voluntary groups involved in coastal or inland waterway projects that demonstrate a benefit to the local environment or wider community.

The Live Here Love Here Coca-Cola Community Grants Scheme forms part of the wider Live Here Love Here programme, aimed at promoting civic pride within communities and improving environmental quality. We welcome applications from all active Coast Care or Inland Waterway groups, to learn more please visit www.liveherelovehere.org

The Live Here Love Here Coca-Cola Community Grant Scheme is open to all active Coast Care or Inland Waterway Groups throughout ALL of Northern Ireland

Please e-mail your completed entry to nicola.murray@keepnorthernirelandbeautiful.org before 5pm on Monday 28th September 2015.

 


Coast Care Photography Awards – Deadline Extended

Time to enter the 2015 Coast Care Photography Awards!

Have you taken an amazing photograph that you think celebrates Northern Ireland’s beautiful coastal or inland waterway landscape?

If so, then why not enter the 2015 Live Here Love Here, Coca–Cola and Tourism Northern Ireland Coast Care Awards Photography Competition?

We are looking for that one image which highlights the fun and colourful beauty of Northern Ireland’s coastline or inland waterways. Images can be taken on a camera or mobile device.

The winner will receive a commemorative award in recognition of their efforts plus a framed certificate and 100 worth of equipment of their choice.

Please e-mail your image and a brief description to nicola.murray@keepnorthernirelandbeautiful.org Before 5pm on Monday 28th September 2015.

 

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