Community Plus grants of up to £5,000 are available for small local charities or local projects of national charities with funding available to cover salaries, equipment or materials. Grants must directly help disadvantaged people in your local area.
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UnLtd, in partnership with Santander, are kick starting a new campaign to encourage a national movement of people who can pass on their own skills and experience gained from establishing a social venture.
Charity Bank has been awarded a grant by Building Change Trust (BCT) to develop an investment readiness and new product development programme for Northern Ireland over the next 3-5 years.
“Community Owned : Community Shared”. - 13 March 2014
Co-operative Alternatives in collaboration with the Building Change Trust invites you to the fifth workshop of the series “Community Owned : Community Shared”.
Community Faith Forum - Half Day Conference - 20 March 2014
9.30 am - 1.30 pm - Grosvenor House, Glengall Street, Belfast
"Social Economy" covers a wide variety of areas but the need and opportunity for faith communities and faith based organisations to engage in the provision of goods and services as a fundraising activity and wider contribution to society has never been greater.
Please see attached flyer for full details and speakers.
Social Enterprise Business Planning Course - Omagh BC - 20 March 2014
The Social Enterprise Omagh Programme will be a running a new course entitled ‘Social Enterprise Business Planning ’ as part of the ongoing series of courses to assist social economy organisations within the Omagh District Council area. This course is aimed at organisations, groups and individuals who are focused on increasing their knowledge and skills in developing and creating a sustainable successful Social Enterprise.
Young Social Innovators - Ulster Speak Out Event - 26 March 2014
Young Social Innovators invites you to be inspired by hundreds of young people from Belfast, Derry/Londonderry and border counties who will speak out on social issues concerning them and their communities. Hear what positive changes they are planning to bring about.
Issues being addressed include positive mental health, homophobia, sexual education, cancer awareness, physical disabilities, cyber bullying, substance abuse and obesity.
Procurement Support - Belfast City Council - 1 April 2014
The year ahead will see some changes to how we fund and support the community sector and work in neighbourhoods. Following Local Government Reform from April 2015, the Council will have new powers and transferred functions from some Government Departments.