Lottery grants awarded to Ards, Northern Ireland

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Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
13 Sep 2017 Beth Johnson Foundation

EngAGE Art

£12,326 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
6 Sep 2017 Donaghadee Community Development Association

History and Heritage of Donaghadee

£1,640 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
7 Aug 2017 Killinchy and District Community Carers Association

The group, which is based in Lisbane Community Centre in Comber, supports carers by offering activities including meetings, talks, hobbies, lunches and outings. They have received ?30,000 to work over three years with carers including those who have suffered a recent bereavement, throughout the SEHSCT area. Using ideas from carers themselves, some examples of the activities are residential weekends, social events, complementary therapy sessions and respite breaks.

£30,000 Big Lottery Fund
30 May 2017 The Beth Johnson Foundation

The Beth Johnson Foundation

£5,000 Big Lottery Fund
15 May 2017 Comber Regeneration Community Partnership Ltd

The group promotes the village of Comber and organises regeneration activities. They received ?10,000 to develop their community farmers? market.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
26 Apr 2017 Ards and North Down Borough Council

Local Government Challenge Challenge Fund

£20,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
4 Apr 2017 Millisle Regeneration

The organisation was formed to deliver on the Millisle Village plan 2014 to drive forward regeneration of the village. The project will create a community hub to be used by local people of all ages and will be a focal point for them to come together.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
27 Mar 2017 Kirkistown True Blues LOL 1412

The organisation is an Orange Lodge that offers community facilities and activities. They are using the ?10,000 to make improvements to the hall they use so it can be used for more activities and events.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
12 Dec 2016 World United

The north Belfast group uses football to promote intercultural activities, learning, socialising, outreach and workshops. They are using the ?8,490 grant to organise activities focusing on sport, education, culture and social activities.

£8,490 Big Lottery Fund
29 Nov 2016 Action Mental Health

Shared Histories

£6,702 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
29 Nov 2016 Beth Johnson Foundation

Havin a Yarn

£5,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
18 Nov 2016 Lisbarnett and Lisbane Community Association

The group provides a community venue and wide range of activities for a rural community near Newtownards. They are using the ?550 to provide a family evening in the centre to bring together people from the village and nearby rural areas.

£550 Big Lottery Fund
31 Oct 2016 The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natura

Developing local heritage conservation skills

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
17 Oct 2016 Portavogie LOL 552

The group, who provide community facilities, are using the ?10,000 grant to improve their building to make it more suitable for community events and activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
12 Oct 2016 Mrs. Elizabeth Greig

Within The Woods

£1,100 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Alice Burns

New work for solo exhibition at MCAC and Developing and establishing a sustainable arts practice through support with ACES programme.

£5,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Mr Keith Winter

On Becoming Fluid

£2,200 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Mrs Diana Gleadhill

Shadowing Miss Grimshaw

£2,212 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Moyra Donaldson

Completion of new collection of poetry

£2,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Dan Leith

Touring 'Woofle'

£1,500 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Miss Victoria Bentham

Equipment for development and enhancement of work

£3,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Professor Jane McCann

Flax Futures: Textiles Beyond The Catwalk

£3,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Tammy Moore

Travel to Dreamspinner Press Authors Workshop

£2,167 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Gail O'Brien

Lights in Motion

£2,867 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1 Oct 2016 Ballygalget GAC

The club, based outside Portaferry, are using the ?10,000 grant to provide a purpose built ?highway to health?, a safe and secure 800 metre track around their grounds, to improve the health and well-being of local people.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
27 Sep 2016 Millisle Health and Wellbeing Group

The new group improves the health and wellbeing of residents and holiday makers in Millisle. They are using the ?5,000 to recreate the bygone era of seaside entertainment, in Millisle, in the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's by holding a community fun day offering a range of activities.

£5,000 Big Lottery Fund
16 Sep 2016 Portaferry Coastal Rowling Club

The community group promotes the maritime heritage of boat building and rowing. They are using the ?9,900 grant to bring the community together to build a St Ayles Skiff.

£9,900 Big Lottery Fund
13 Sep 2016 St Patricks's GAC, Portaferry

The club improves the quality of life for residents living in Portaferry.They are using the ?3,300 to deliver an Olympic themed fun day to welcome home a young girl who represented her country at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil.

£3,300 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Inverbrena over 50's Group

The organisation promotes activities to improve mental health and well-being for older people in the Strangford area. They are using the ?1,940 for activities such as quilting sessions, arts and crafts, gardening tips, exercise and local historical talks.

£1,940 Big Lottery Fund
1 Jun 2016 Portaferry Sailing Social Club

This is a community based, not for profit, sport and social club providing recreational opportunities for all members of society. They are using the ?10,000 to redecorate and refurbish the club building so it can be used by more members of the community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Jun 2016 Portaferry Sailing Club

This is a community based, not for profit, sport and social club providing recreational opportunities for all members of society. They are using the ?10,000 to redecorate and refurbish the club building so it can be used by more members of the community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
13 May 2016 Teeny Weenies

The group is a community based parent and toddler group based in Holywood. They are using the ?7,491 to provide activities, events and purchase new equipment and toys.

£7,491 Big Lottery Fund
4 May 2016 Northern Ireland Federation of Shooting Sports

Investment in Individual Athletes 2016/17

£26,000 Sport Northern Ireland
3 May 2016 Killinchy and District Community Carers Association

The group improves the quality of life of carers, past carers and their families. The project is using an ?8,330 grant to provide respite and therapy sessions.

£8,330 Big Lottery Fund
29 Apr 2016 St Finian's Primary School

The school, which is based in Newtownards, is using the ?9,977 grant to buy 31 iPads and cases to be used in workshops by pupils and parents of the school and by community groups, including the Ards Gateway Club.

£9,977 Big Lottery Fund
22 Apr 2016 Comber Youth For Christ Limited

The organisation supports young people in the Comber area of Newtownards. The project is using a ?9,465 grant to provide 40 young people with DJ, technical and audio production workshops, and accreditation to OCN level two.

£9,465 Big Lottery Fund
15 Apr 2016 Portaferry Gala Committee

The group promotes inclusion and community pride and is the longest running community festival in Northern Ireland. The ?10,000 grant is being used to buy equipment so the festival radio station Ferry FM can run all year round online.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
3 Mar 2016 Carrowdore Early Years Centre

The group is a pre-school and after-school centre in Newtownards. They are using the ?4,547 to develop an outdoor classroom and work with the community to create natural outdoor spaces and play experiences for the children.

£4,547 Big Lottery Fund
3 Mar 2016 Carrowdore Early Years Centre

The group is a pre-school and after-school centre in Newtownards. They are using the ?4,547 to develop an outdoor classroom and work with the community to create natural outdoor spaces and play experiences for the children.

£4,547 Big Lottery Fund
8 Jan 2016 The Beth Johnson Foundation

The Beth Johnson Foundation

£50,000 Big Lottery Fund
8 Jan 2016 The Beth Johnson Foundation

The Beth Johnson Foundation

£50,000 Big Lottery Fund
4 Dec 2015 St Patricks Primary School

The school, which is based in the Ballygalget area outside Portaferry received ?9,604. The project is using the grant to buy iPads to be used for weekly lessons in the Ballygalget Community Computer Club and equipment for giving presentations.

£9,604 Big Lottery Fund
4 Dec 2015 The Beth Johnson Foundation

The organisation brings together different generations to build communities for all ages. The ?9,945 grant is being used to bring older and younger people together in east Belfast to do activities. The project is linking Kirk House care home and supported housing complex with young people from Gilnahirk Primary School, Our Lady and St Patrick's College and Scouting and Guides NI.

£9,945 Big Lottery Fund
4 Dec 2015 St Patrick's Primary School

The school, which is based in the Ballygalget area outside Portaferry received ?9,604. The project is using the grant to buy iPads to be used for weekly lessons in the Ballygalget Community Computer Club and equipment for giving presentations.

£9,604 Big Lottery Fund
4 Dec 2015 St Patrick's Primary School

The school, which is based in the Ballygalget area outside Portaferry received ?9,604. The project is using the grant to buy iPads to be used for weekly lessons in the Ballygalget Community Computer Club and equipment for giving presentations.

£9,604 Big Lottery Fund
4 Dec 2015 The Beth Johnson Foundation

The organisation brings together different generations to build communities for all ages. The ?9,945 grant is being used to bring older and younger people together in east Belfast to do activities. The project is linking Kirk House care home and supported housing complex with young people from Gilnahirk Primary School, Our Lady and St Patrick's College and Scouting and Guides NI.

£9,945 Big Lottery Fund
18 Nov 2015 Beth Johnson Foundation

Generation Art

£3,760 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
18 Nov 2015 Action Mental Health

AMH Men's Shed Arts Project for Mental Health

£5,950 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
9 Oct 2015 Lagan Village Youth & Community Group

The south Belfast group supports people in the Ravenhill Road area. They received a grant of ?9,906 for a programme to develop young people?s skills and confidence through sessions in DJing and music production.

£9,906 Big Lottery Fund
9 Oct 2015 Greyabbey Village Hall Management Committee

The group received ?10,000 to make improvements to the car park at the hall to encourage more people to attend and get involved in events and activities held there.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 Oct 2015 Lagan Village Youth & Community Group

The south Belfast group supports people in the Ravenhill Road area. They received a grant of ?9,906 for a programme to develop young people?s skills and confidence through sessions in DJing and music production.

£9,906 Big Lottery Fund
9 Oct 2015 Greyabbey Village Hall Management Committee

The group received ?10,000 to make improvements to the car park at the hall to encourage more people to attend and get involved in events and activities held there.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
6 Oct 2015 Michael Geddis

Development of Improved Practice Documentation and Library of Source Images

£975 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
6 Oct 2015 Alice Burns

Practice Development - Glass fusing

£2,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
6 Oct 2015 Mary Pearson

Purchase of Equipment and Materials to make a new body of work..

£1,435 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
6 Oct 2015 Diane Lyness

New Body of Work/exhibition Piece.

£600 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
6 Oct 2015 Paula Matthews

Career Enhancement, Director

£1,912 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
14 Sep 2015 Buick Memorial Primary School

The Cullybackey primary school school received a grant of ?8,257 to buy 25 iPads for their Silver Surfers project to help pupils connect and share their IT knowledge and skills with the wider community, especially older people.

£8,257 Big Lottery Fund
14 Sep 2015 Friends Of The School Association

The organisation runs events and activities to allow the local community to become more involved in Ballywalter Primary School. They are using the ?9,933 to establish a parents? resource library for the pupils and parents and the Ballywalter Pre-School unit.

£9,933 Big Lottery Fund
14 Sep 2015 Buick Memorial Primary School

The Cullybackey primary school school received a grant of ?8,257 to buy 25 iPads for their Silver Surfers project to help pupils connect and share their IT knowledge and skills with the wider community, especially older people.

£8,257 Big Lottery Fund
14 Sep 2015 Friends Of The School Association

The organisation runs events and activities to allow the local community to become more involved in Ballywalter Primary School. They are using the ?9,933 to establish a parents? resource library for the pupils and parents and the Ballywalter Pre-School unit.

£9,933 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2015 Bangor & North Down Camera Club

Fran Forman Workshop and Other Presentations

£1,338 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
19 Aug 2015 Bangor & North Down Camera Club

Fran Forman Workshop and Other Presentations

£1,338 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
14 Aug 2015 Mount Masonic Hall Co.Limited

The organisation manages the Mount Masonic Hall in east Belfast. They are using the ?9,995 to make improvements to the hall so it can be used for more community activities and events.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
14 Aug 2015 Mount Masonic Hall Co.Limited

The organisation manages the Mount Masonic Hall in east Belfast. They are using the ?9,995 to make improvements to the hall so it can be used for more community activities and events.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
21 Jul 2015 8th Down Portaferry Sea Scouts

The organisation is a cross community scout group for young people aged six to 16 years. They are using the ?8,981 to buy a range of camping equipment to allow them to hold camping trips to bring young people together outdoors, to teach life skills, and encourage healthy eating and physical fitness.

£8,981 Big Lottery Fund
21 Jul 2015 8th Down Portaferry Sea Scouts

The organisation is a cross community scout group for young people aged six to 16 years. They are using the ?8,981 to buy a range of camping equipment to allow them to hold camping trips to bring young people together outdoors, to teach life skills, and encourage healthy eating and physical fitness.

£8,981 Big Lottery Fund
3 Jul 2015 Kilmood Playgroup

The community preschool playgroup is based in a rural community near Killinchy. They are using the ?8,399 to provide outdoor garden and play equipment, IT and music equipment, and a defibrillator, for use by all voluntary groups sharing the same premises.

£8,399 Big Lottery Fund
3 Jul 2015 Kilmood Playgroup

The community preschool playgroup is based in a rural community near Killinchy. They are using the ?8,399 to provide outdoor garden and play equipment, IT and music equipment, and a defibrillator, for use by all voluntary groups sharing the same premises.

£8,399 Big Lottery Fund
15 Jun 2015 Ravara Productions

Theatre Workshops: Annie Jr and Les Miserable

£1,280 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
15 Jun 2015 Ravara Productions

Theatre Workshops: Annie Jr and Les Miserable

£1,280 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
5 Jun 2015 Belfast & Co Down Railway Company Ltd

The organisation promotes and preserves railway history of Belfast and Co Down and other related historical events. They used the ?9,880 grant to hold an event in July 2105 to mark the 75th anniversary of World War II evacuations from Belfast, by holding a commemorative walk along the former Belfast and County Down railway track bed, which is now the Comber Greenway.(?306), 10,000 promotional flyers (?175) and volunteer costs (?500).

£9,880 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jun 2015 Belfast & Co Down Railway Company Ltd

The organisation promotes and preserves railway history of Belfast and Co Down and other related historical events. They used the ?9,880 grant to hold an event in July 2105 to mark the 75th anniversary of World War II evacuations from Belfast, by holding a commemorative walk along the former Belfast and County Down railway track bed, which is now the Comber Greenway.(?306), 10,000 promotional flyers (?175) and volunteer costs (?500).

£9,880 Big Lottery Fund
24 Apr 2015 Ballywalter Primary School

The primary school are using the ?9,273 grant to buy outdoor equipment and a canopy to allow children to play outside in all weather conditions.

£9,273 Big Lottery Fund
24 Apr 2015 Ballywalter Primary School

The primary school are using the ?9,273 grant to buy outdoor equipment and a canopy to allow children to play outside in all weather conditions.

£9,273 Big Lottery Fund
25 Mar 2015 Peninsula Cultural Group

The group provides a resource centre for other community organisations on the Ards Peninsula. They are using the ?9,954 grant to improve the hall in Kircubbin and encourage other groups to make use of the facilities.

£9,954 Big Lottery Fund
25 Mar 2015 Peninsula Cultural Group

The group provides a resource centre for other community organisations on the Ards Peninsula. They are using the ?9,954 grant to improve the hall in Kircubbin and encourage other groups to make use of the facilities.

£9,954 Big Lottery Fund
16 Mar 2015 The Somme Association

Reflections to the Irish soldier on the Somme

£6,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
26 Jan 2015 Superact

The Last Post WW1 Commemoration Project

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
21 Jan 2015 Mount Masonic Social Club

The club promotes and encourages social and recreational activities between their members. The grant is being used to refurbish the club's function room to allow more activities to take place and help them to reach out to other community groups.

£9,978 Big Lottery Fund
21 Jan 2015 Mount Masonic Social Club

The club promotes and encourages social and recreational activities between their members. The grant is being used to refurbish the club's function room to allow more activities to take place and help them to reach out to other community groups.

£9,978 Big Lottery Fund
19 Dec 2014 Andrews Memorial Primary School

The primary school, based in Comber, is using the grant to make improvements to the Andrews Memorial Hall so it can be used for more community events and activities.

£9,970 Big Lottery Fund
11 Dec 2014 Bangor Academy and Sixth Form College

The school is using the grant to buy 18 indoor cycles that will be used to offer free spin classes to grandparents, parents and carers of the school community.

£9,914 Big Lottery Fund
14 Nov 2014 Rachel McBride

Home Coming

£1,500 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
14 Nov 2014 Miss Victoria Bentham

Equipment for career enhancement

£2,420 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
14 Nov 2014 James Robert Moore

Purchase of equipment for combined sound/moving image/printmaking project.

£1,395 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
4 Nov 2014 The Beth Johnson Foundation

The Beth Johnson Foundation

£246,422 Big Lottery Fund
27 Oct 2014 Ballyhalbert Coronation LOL 878

The organisation provides facilities for community use. The grant is being used to make improvements to the group's hall so it can be used for more community events and activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
2 Sep 2014 Killinchy Old York LOL 1545

The group provides activities for the community in Killinchy. The grant is being used to make improvements to the hall so it can be used for a greater range of community activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
15 Aug 2014 Ballywalter Pre-School Unit

The pre-school unit is using the grant to buy indoor and outdoor equipment for use by the children to increase their development.

£8,034 Big Lottery Fund
15 Aug 2014 Ballywalter Pre-School Unit

The pre-school unit is using the grant to buy indoor and outdoor equipment for use by the children to increase their development.

£8,034 Big Lottery Fund
30 Jul 2014 Beyond the Battlefield

The group, which is based in Newtownards, supports British forces veterans living in Northern Ireland. The grant is being used to set up a new counselling room so greater numbers of veterans can receive support at the centre.

£9,994 Big Lottery Fund
30 Jul 2014 Beyond the Battlefield

The group, which is based in Newtownards, supports British forces veterans living in Northern Ireland. The grant is being used to set up a new counselling room so greater numbers of veterans can receive support at the centre.

£9,994 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jul 2014 Comber Autism Support Group

Seacourt Print Workshop programmes.

£3,862 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
28 Jul 2014 Comber Autism Support Group

Seacourt Print Workshop programmes.

£3,862 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
25 Jun 2014 Ards Guitar Limited

18th Ards International Guitar Festival 2nd - 5th October 2014

£10,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
25 Jun 2014 Ards Guitar Limited

18th Ards International Guitar Festival 2nd - 5th October 2014

£10,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
22 May 2014 Jenna Kirkwood

'What we cannot speak of, we must pass over in silence' : Collaborative Book Arts and Printmaking Project

£1,343 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
22 May 2014 Alison Hanvey

Purchase of a Kiln.

£1,500 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
22 May 2014 Colin Carberry

Untitled Collection of Short Stories

£1,380 Arts Council of Northern Ireland