Central Good Relations Funding Programme Opens for Applications

16 February 2017

The 2017/18 Central Good Relations Funding Programme opened on Wednesday 15th February 2017 and will close on Monday 20th March 2017 at 2pm.

The Fund supports productive, time bound projects which contribute to the promotion of good relations and to building a united and shared community. The programme will support productive time bound projects which contribute to the promotion of good relations. The Central Good Relations Fund is a small central scheme designed to distribute funding in year. The fund does not and will not replace mainstream core or project funding.

Ministerial priorities aimed at building a united, shared and reconciled community are identified in the good relations strategy, Together: Building a United Community, published on 23 May 2013.

Application Form, Guidance Notes and Frequently Asked Questions can be found at the link below:

https://www.executiveoffice-ni.gov.uk/articles/together-building-united-community#toc-7

Seven pre-application workshops will be held to inform potential applicants about the application process, how to complete the application form as well as to provide practical help and advice. Pre-application workshops will be held as follows:-

Venue Date/Time

Ballymena, Tullyglass House Hotel, Thursday 23rd February 2017 from 9.30am to 12 noon
Londonderry, City Hotel Derry, Friday 24th February 2017 from 9.30am to 12 noon
Londonderry, City Hotel Derry, Friday 24th February 2017 from 1.30pm to 4pm
Belfast, Girdwood Community Hub, Monday 27th February 2017 from 9.30am to 12noon
Belfast, Girdwood Community Hub, Monday 27th February 2017 from 1.30pm to 4pm
Banbridge, Belmont Hotel, Tuesday 28th February 2017 from 9.30am to 12 noon
Enniskillen, Fermanagh House, Wednesday 1st March from 9.30am to 12 noon

A REGISTRATION FORM must be completed and returned to goodrelationsfund@executiveoffice-ni.gov.uk as soon as possible. Registration will close 2 full working days prior to each event.