£500,000 available for community halls in N Ireland

first_img£500,000 available for community halls in N Ireland The closing date for applications to the Community Halls Minor Works programme is 23 November 2016 with funding to be distributed this financial year.  49 total views,  1 views today About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3 Tagged with: Funding Northern Ireland The Department of Communities in Northern Ireland has announced a new funding package worth £500,000 for community halls.The funding will enable community organisations in urban and rural areas to undertake minor works and improvements to their premises. The Community Halls Minor Works pilot programme is intended to reach those groups and communities most in need and to make a difference and assist organisations which offer space and services to the benefit of the community.Individual awards of up to a maximum of £25,000 will be made to community organisations. Funding may be used for a range of small scale refurbishment works.Priority will be given to applications:where there has been limited previous investment by central government, local councils or Lottery funds;are currently restricted in their use or underutilised because of disrepair;have been subject to recent criminal damage or result of anti-social behaviour;are located in areas where access to similar services is limited.The programme is now open for applications and information and application forms are available on the department’s website. Howard Lake | 27 October 2016 | News  50 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3last_img read more