Lottery grants awarded to Antrim in 2016

26 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
23 Dec 2016 Tidy Randalstown

The group makes environmental improvements to Randalstown village. The ?9,860 grant is being used to regenerate a derelict space into a community garden.

£9,860 Big Lottery Fund
16 Dec 2016 Dare to Stretch

Fresh Young Artists

£16,056 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Dec 2016 Toome & District Senior Citizens Club

The group provides learning and social activities for older people living in the Toome area. They are using the grant of ?4,729 to provide opportunities for older people to take part in reminiscence and music workshops, produce a booklet and go on visits to other groups with whom they work.

£4,729 Big Lottery Fund
29 Nov 2016 Randalstown Arches' Association Ltd

The organisation provides a community hub in the Randalstown area. They are using the ?10,000 grant to update their computer equipment to better meet the needs of the community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Nov 2016 Randalstown Ulster Scots Cultural Society

The Randalstown group coordinates social events and activities for the local community. They are using the ?8,524 grant to make improvements to the hall that they use, Randalstown Memorial Orange Hall, to make it more suitable for community activities. They will install double glazed windows and doors, fit new guttering and new carpet.

£8,524 Big Lottery Fund
2 Nov 2016 Mount St Michael's Primary School

The Randalstown primary school is using the ?9,997 grant to create an imaginative outdoor climbing area to help children learn and develop.

£9,997 Big Lottery Fund
26 Oct 2016 Girlguiding North Antrim

The Antrim based group supports girls and young women to build confidence, raise aspiration and increase skills. They are using the ?5,000 to fund a volunteer recognition celebration in Ballymena to mark the contributions made by people.

£5,000 Big Lottery Fund
12 Oct 2016 Norma Beggs

Artistic Development of Photo-Textile Abstract Expression within own Practice

£1,300 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
10 Oct 2016 Round Tower Community Playgroup

The Ballymoney group are using the ?4,300 grant on a series of eight week courses where people can learn about practical money saving techniques such as cooking on a budget and healthy living on less.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Sep 2016 Toomebridge Industrial Development Amenities and Leisure Lim

TIDAL?s two year Connect 4 Health project is developing a community-run enterprise in Toomebridge that will bring people together, improve health and well-being, and revitalise the community. The grant will be used to run activities including cooking classes in a community kitchen/caf?; gardening training so local people can maintain the garden allotments; and craft classes so they can produce items to sell in the retail area at the cottage.

£177,950 Big Lottery Fund
7 Sep 2016 Oasis Caring in Action

The group are using the ?600,000 grant for an alternative education programme for young people aged 12-19 in the Antrim area. The five year Antrim Youthways project is working with young people who are facing issues, including bereavement, bullying, caring responsibilities and eating disorders, which can affect their education. Using ideas from the young people, they are providing personalised plans to help their education or prepare them for employment, and get them involved in the community

£600,000 Big Lottery Fund
8 Aug 2016 Toome Men's Shed

The group provides activities to improve the wellbeing of their members. They are using the ?4,750 to fund a day-long celebration of the contribution the men have made to the community over the years and encourage more people to get involved.

£4,750 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 St Comgall's GAC

The group offers a community space in the Antrim area. They are using the ?9,200 to provide a range of health and well-being activities for the community.

£9,200 Big Lottery Fund
8 Jul 2016 Drumraymond AOH Community Project

The organisation near Toomebridge manages and maintains a community hall. They are using the ?10,000 to make improvements to the carpark to make it more accessible to the whole community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
8 Jul 2016 Toome Men's Shed

The recently formed group provides a safe and welcoming environment for local men. They are using the ?9,386 for tools, equipment and venue hire to allow the group to offer more activities.

£9,386 Big Lottery Fund
29 Jun 2016 MADD Music

Project Funding 2016/17

£27,750 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
10 Jun 2016 Friends of Millquarter

The organisation aims to serve and advocate for all children and families connected with Millquarter in Toomebridge. They are using the ?10,000 to transform a playground space into an Enchanted Playground.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
4 May 2016 Irish Bowls Federation

Investment in Individual Athletes 2016/17

£47,783 Sport Northern Ireland
15 Apr 2016 Muck and More Allotment Association

The group is made up of 69 allotment holders who produce low cost good quality food, and promote healthy lifestyles. They are using the ?10,000 to provide a mobile building at the allotments in the Muckamore area of Antrim so they can hold more events and activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
21 Mar 2016 Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council


£76,800 Heritage Lottery Fund
4 Mar 2016 Antrim District Citizens Advice Bureau Limited

The organisation provides free, confidential advice to people in the Antrim area. They are using the ?7,080 to cover costs for the amalgamation of the Antrim and Newtownabbey Bureau in line with local government reform.

£7,080 Big Lottery Fund
3 Mar 2016 St Comgall's Primary School

The school is based on the outskirts of Antrim Town. The project received a ?10,000 grant to build a trim trail to give young children a fun and engaging physical play area within the school grounds.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
3 Mar 2016 St Josephs Primary School

The school, which is based in Crumlin, has been awarded ?10,000. They are using the grant to install a Foundation Stage 1 play area so the children can take part in physical activities all year round.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
29 Feb 2016 Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council

Wild about Food

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
26 Feb 2016 Ballymena Unit Sea Cadet Corps

The organisation works with young people aged ten to 18 to teach new skills, leadership and team working through nautical adventure activities. They are using the ?10,000 to buy a boat, motor and road trailer.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
26 Feb 2016 Apprentice Boys of Derry Murray Club, Antrim Branch

The group received a ?3,445 grant to provide three trips for members to explore the history of the Apprentice Boys organisation and produce a book of its history for members.

£3,445 Big Lottery Fund