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  • Rural Network for Northern Ireland

    Rural Network- Supporting rural development locally, nationally & across Europe

  • Countryside Agri Rural Partnership

    Countryside Agri-Rural Partnership - RDC working in partnership to improve the lives of farmers and farm family members. 

  • Rural Respecting Difference Programme

    Rural Respecting Difference Programme - working in partnership to increase awareness of diversity and difference within schools and after schools

  • Rural Youth Entrepreneurship

    Rye - RDC working in partnership to encourage Rural Youth Entrepreneurship

  • Building Relationships in Communities

    BRIC – Building Relationships in Communities  - encouraging greater social integration in Northern Ireland’s housing sector

  • Maximising Community Space

    Maximising Community Space  - Advancing Good Relations in community halls

ABOUT THE RURAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

RDC, the rural development organisation for Northern Ireland, works to support and encourage integrated rural development actions that recognise and value the contribution of agriculture, rural regeneration, the environment and culture in realising its vision of 'a living, working, sustainable and shared countryside'. 

Established in 1991, RDC has a track record in rural development spanning 22 years. 

RDC NEWS

Volunteer Recruitment Fair

Charities, voluntary organisations and community groups are searching for volunteers, people like you!  

Free Dance workshops for schools and community groups

Two dance companies, Maiden Voyage Dance from Belfast and Liz Roche Company from Dublin, come together to perform Neither Either a new dance work based on the writings of Seamus Heaney that looks at the predicament of living out two conflicting states of mind at once. 

Acorn Fund Legacy Grant Programme is currently open for applications

The Fund is offering a grant-making programme to promote community-based Arts and Culture projects in County Derry-Londonderry.  

Funding Update September 2014

Please click here for the latest funding bulletin from Community Change regarding funding opportunities available in the sector.

Heritage Lottery Fund Seeks New Members

The Heritage Lottery Fund is seeking to appoint four committee members to join the Committee for Northern Ireland in 2015.

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