Co-operation Ireland has been appointed by the Department for Communities (DfC) as the Intermediary Funding Body for the 2019/20 Small Capital Grants Programme for Northern Ireland. The purpose of this Programme is to promote Partnership and Collaboration among Voluntary and Community organisations. As such the amount of grant available to applicants will be dependent on […]
We’ve moved out of our offices in Shaftesbury Square, and are now located in The Skainos Centre, 239 Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 1AF. The Skainos Centre is a modern, easily accessible building boasts a host of environmentally sensitive innovations, ample parking, conference facilities and the Refresh café which is open to the public.
Do you know an older volunteer who inspires and makes a real difference in their community? Nominations are now open for Belfast City Council’s Older Volunteer Awards. With the support of Volunteer Now, the awards are an opportunity for Belfast-based community and voluntary groups and organisations to recognise the selfless work of their volunteers who are […]
Big congratulations to Holywood Family Trust and Mindwise who both successfully renewed their Investing in Volunteers Awards on 31 July 2019! Also to our friends in the Republic of Ireland – Alone and STEPS Engineers Ireland. Find out more about how you can achieve Investing in Volunteers here.
Applications are open to the community sector in the Belfast City Council boundaries for: Capacity Building Grant Revenue Grant for Community Buildings For further details, guidance notes and to apply online please visit www.belfastcity-grants.com or contact the Central Grants Unit Belfast City Council on 028 9091 8748 or email firstname.lastname@example.org The submission deadline for receipt of applications […]
What a Week! Golfers, Spectators, Celebrities – our Volunteer Ambassadors led the way! Rain certainly did not stop play for the hundreds of volunteers involved in helping to make the 148th Open a resounding success. The World’s spotlight was on Northern Ireland and Portrush and each and every volunteer ambassador involved, turned up for their […]
Date: 5 December 2019 Venue: Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey Bill Gates said “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten.” Nothing stays the same! The environment for volunteering is changing – we need to be prepared and to think creatively […]
Aim: To support the Development of Men’s 50+ Groups in Belfast The focus of this programme is on supporting both the expansion of existing men’s 50+ groups and the establishment of new men’s 50+ groups in Belfast. Objectives The main objective of this grant is to increase the membership of the group. The proposal may encourage […]