Lottery grants awarded to Down, Northern Ireland

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Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
22 Sep 2017 Life Change Changes Lives

The Downpatrick based group is using an ?83,792 grant for staff costs and delivery of a pop-up art project that provides therapy, counselling and crisis intervention for people with mental health difficulties, addictions and those who suffer from social isolation across County Down. The two year project is bringing people together and helping them to build their skills and improve their mental wellbeing.

£83,792 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jul 2017 Harmony Community Trust

An International Poetry Competition on the theme of Trust and Respect combined with local community photography workshops.

£1,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
6 Jul 2017 Patrician Youth Centre

Youth Arts Programming 2017/18

£17,290 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
13 Jun 2017 Happenstance Theatre Company

Frank Carson - A Rebel Without A Pause

£8,600 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
13 Jun 2017 Down Community Arts Ltd

Part 2 AFP Programming 17.18

£9,069 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 May 2017 St Joseph's Primary School

The rural primary school, based outside Downpatrick, is using a ?9,996 grant to improve an under-used outside space, including an eco-garden, an activity area and a quiet zone that will be used by pupils and their families outside of class time.

£9,996 Big Lottery Fund
24 Apr 2017 Killyleagh Youth & Community Association

Killyleagh Voices from the Great War

£6,500 Heritage Lottery Fund
19 Apr 2017 Killyleagh Skiff Rowing Club

The group is based at the local yacht club and provides opportunities for local people to take part in rowing. They are using the ?10,000 grant to provide a skiff to be used by younger and older people for community rowing.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
4 Apr 2017 Ballee Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church

The group is based in a rural area outside Downpatrick and supports the local community. They will use the ?9,980 grant to make improvements to the hall they use and buy new tables and chairs so it can be used for more community activities and events.

£9,980 Big Lottery Fund
20 Mar 2017 Derryboy Primary School

The primary school near Crossgar are using the ?10,000 to buy iPads and laptops so that training can be provided after school and in the evenings for pupils, their parents and people from the wider community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
22 Feb 2017 Down Community Arts Ltd

AFP Programming 17-18

£9,069 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
20 Feb 2017 St Joseph's Primary School

The primary school provides education for children in the Downpatrick area. The project is using the ?10,000 grant to install an outdoor physical agility area which will be used by St. Joseph's and pupils of a nearby special school.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Feb 2017 Enterprise Aid CIC

The organisation supports third sector organisations and provides mentoring and support to homeless people in Newry. They are using the ?9,820 grant to work with Newry Helping the Homeless run a pilot for a micro enterprise community hub. The hub will provide low cost services and provide employment opportunities for people who are homeless.

£9,820 Big Lottery Fund
23 Jan 2017 Life Change Changes Lives

The group, based in Downpatrick, is a community counselling service and social enterprise which helps people overcome mental health issues and reconnect with their community. The project is using the ?8,840 grant to provide a year long programme of activities under the themes Eat, Play and Think, to promote a healthier and more positive lifestyle.

£8,840 Big Lottery Fund
4 Jan 2017 Youth Lyric Limited

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe 8-11 March 2017 Stranmillis University College Theatre

£3,850 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
23 Dec 2016 St Mary's Primary School

The primary school in Ballynahinch is using the ?9,995 to install an outdoor play area which can be used by pupils and the community.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
23 Dec 2016 Downpatrick Primary School Parent Teacher Association

The organisation supports pupils of Downpatrick primary school by organising activities and events. The project is using the ?9,914 grant to set up a Life Long Learning Centre to improve the literacy of pupils and their parents.

£9,914 Big Lottery Fund
12 Dec 2016 Loughinisland GAC

The organisation, based near Downpatrick, aims to promote Gaelic games and culture. They are using the ?9,920 grant to provide health and well-being activities to the local community.

£9,920 Big Lottery Fund
29 Nov 2016 Down Community Arts Ltd

I was I am

£4,370 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
29 Nov 2016 Sprockett Kids Club CIC

The organisation provides a youth club in the Newcastle and surrounding area three evenings and one afternoon per week for children aged 4-11 years old. They are using the ?9,900 for a range of social and educational activities over a 12 month period.

£9,900 Big Lottery Fund
18 Nov 2016 Newcastle Chamber Of Commerce

The organisation works with local business, residents and visitors to make improvements to the town. They are using the ?4,950 to deliver a Christmas celebration on two Saturdays in December with a range of activities for up to 1,500 people.

£4,950 Big Lottery Fund
18 Nov 2016 Ardglass Community Centre

The group promotes community development and provides a venue for use by many local groups in the village. They are using the ?1,750 for a party for the entire community to celebrate Christmas.

£1,750 Big Lottery Fund
18 Nov 2016 Dundrum Coastal Rowing Club

The group supports people from the local area to get involved in rowing. They are using the ?5,000 to commemorate the Club winning the Skiffie World Championship in 2016 through a celebration regatta and by building a second boat for new members.

£5,000 Big Lottery Fund
18 Nov 2016 Killyleagh Yacht Club

Purchase of Boats

£41,094 Sport Northern Ireland
2 Nov 2016 Project Ballynahinch

The organisation provides a free counselling service in the greater Ballynahinch area. They are using the ?10,000 grant to provide counselling services for local women.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
2 Nov 2016 Loughinisland Youth Club

The organisation, near Downpatrick, provides activities for young people aged 8-24 years old. They are using the ?9,959 to provide equipment to allow the group to organise and maintain the youth club and to hold activities throughout the year.

£9,959 Big Lottery Fund
12 Oct 2016 Alison Lowry

'A (Dress)', - solo exhibition at Millennium Court Portadown

£2,990 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Connor Maguire

Drawings & Woodcuts

£3,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Aine McKenna

Drawn In

£3,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Sheena Devitt

The Architecture of Light

£3,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Brian McAvera

New equipment to facilitate the research and writing of two histories of Irish art and a new play

£490 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
12 Oct 2016 Olive Broderick

Knowing the Dance: A creative exploration of the middle space between dance/movement and poetry

£5,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
20 Sep 2016 Dunsford Arts and Crafts

The organisation based in Ardglass aim to reduce social isolation experienced by older women through weekly arts/crafts programmes. They are using the ?1,600 grant to provide a range of craft activities.

£1,600 Big Lottery Fund
13 Sep 2016 Home-Start Down District

The organisation provides family support to young families in their own homes and through family support groups. They are using the ?4,974 to host a series of family events during November and December.

£4,974 Big Lottery Fund
6 Sep 2016 Kilclief Gaelic Club

The group, based near Strangford, are using the ?9,411 grant to buy exercise equipment for a community gym to improve local people?s health and well-being.

£9,411 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Tollymore United Football Club

The organisation provides football, volunteering and other opportunities for all ages in the Newcastle, Co Down area. They are using the ?5,000 grant to provide an Opportunity Knocks meets X Factor talent event in February at Pierrots Bandstand on Newcastle's promenade for the enjoyment of local people, where regular talent shows were held up until the 1970s.

£5,000 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Ballyhornan and District Community Association

The organisation based in Ballyhornan, near Downpatrick, run activities for all age groups from the local community centre. They are using the ?3,506 to upgrade the sports facilities with new fitness and play equipment.

£3,506 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Pawzitive

The organisation promotes pet assisted therapy for people in need in the Downpatrick area. They are using the ?9,839 to train dog handlers to carry out support with 100 primary school children in the Downpatrick area. The children are developing literacy by reading aloud to the ?book buddy? dogs.

£9,839 Big Lottery Fund
8 Aug 2016 Brunswick Accordian Band

The group, which is based in Annalong, promotes the education and appreciation of the Orange and Ulster Scots cultures. They are using the ?4,750 to bring members and the local community together in a night of celebration, food and culture.

£4,750 Big Lottery Fund
26 Jul 2016 Strangford Festival Committee

The group was established in 2014 to design and deliver a cross community festival. They are using the ?3,750 to provide events and activities during the four day festival.

£3,750 Big Lottery Fund
29 Jun 2016 Patrician Youth Centre

Lottery - Project Funding

£17,290 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1 Jun 2016 Belfast Music Society

2 new chamber music commissions, from English composer Howard Skempton and NI composer Gareth Williams.

£4,500 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
20 May 2016 South Belfast Sure Start

The organisation provides support, child development and early interventions to children aged 0-4 years old and their families in the south Belfast area. They are using the ?8,160 to provide a six month outdoor play programme of activities

£8,160 Big Lottery Fund
16 May 2016 Raffrey Faith Defenders LOL 1115

The group is an Orange Lodge near Crossgar in Co Down. They are using the ?10,000 to refurbish the kitchen facilities at the hall so it can be used by more people in the community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
12 May 2016 Music Initiative Northern Ireland

Community Music

£4,300 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
5 May 2016 Home-Start Down District

The organisation supports families with children under the age of five within Down District. They received ?10,000 to fund the recruitment and training of new volunteers.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
24 Mar 2016 East Down Men's Shed

The group, based in Downpatrick, provides an environment where men of all ages can gather and work on meaningful projects. They are using a ?2,880 grant to deliver a 12 month health and skills development programme which includes craft demonstrations and workshops, and wellbeing activities.

£2,880 Big Lottery Fund
24 Mar 2016 Knockevin Parent Staff Association

The group is the parent staff association for a special educational school in Downpatrick which caters for pupils with severe and profound learning difficulties. The project received ?10,000 to redevelop an outdated sensory room into one that can cater for the needs of the children.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
24 Mar 2016 East Down Men's Shed

The group, based in Downpatrick, provides an environment where men of all ages can gather and work on meaningful projects. They are using a ?2,880 grant to deliver a 12 month health and skills development programme which includes craft demonstrations and workshops, and wellbeing activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
21 Mar 2016 True Harvest Seeds

Seeds: Saving the future of our wild flowers

£59,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
24 Feb 2016 Belfast Music Society

AFP 2016/17 Programming Costs

£28,583 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
24 Feb 2016 Down Community Arts Ltd

AFP 2016/17 Programming Costs

£18,138 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
17 Feb 2016 Happenstance Theatre Company

A Rebel Without a Pause

£8,350 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
29 Jan 2016 The Space NI CIC

The Downpatrick based organisation supports young people in the music industry. They received ?8,847 to help young people develop future opportunities in the music industry and deal with mental health issues through music therapy.

£8,847 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jan 2016 Youth Lyric Limited

Production of The Crucible, Stranmillis University College Theatre, 7-12 March 2016

£4,850 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
15 Jan 2016 Tar Isteach Ltd

The group offers support to former prisoners in the north Belfast area. They received ?6,000 to identify assets and needs of 100 ex-prisoners who are disconnected from the community. It will point them towards services, training courses, volunteering opportunities and community activities available locally to integrate them with the community and improve their health and wellbeing.

£6,000 Big Lottery Fund
18 Dec 2015 Killyleagh Youth & Community Association

The group provides a drop in service for young people aged 11-16 years and runs a wide range of activities. The ?3,532 grant is being used to run a programme of activities for them.

£3,532 Big Lottery Fund
18 Dec 2015 Bryansford GAA Club

The organisation provides activities for its community, including Gaelic sports and cultural events. The project received ?10,000 to refurbish the clubs existing kitchen facilities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Nov 2015 Ballynahinch Community Collective

The organisation promotes health and wellbeing and cross community activity in the Ballynahinch area of Co Down. The ?7,525 grant was used to provide two events at Halloween and Christmas for the whole community.

£7,525 Big Lottery Fund
18 Nov 2015 Harmony Community Trust

Arts for All

£4,685 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
6 Nov 2015 Heart of Down Rural Society

The Ballynahinch based group is using a ?10,000 grant to make improvements to the hall it uses so it can be used by community groups for a wide range of activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
26 Oct 2015 Brunswick Accordion Band

Annalong Remembers - exploring the lives of those locals who served and died in WW1

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
20 Oct 2015 "Newry, Mourne and Down District Council"

The purpose of this project is to improve sustained participation rates in sport and physical activity through multi-sport programmes

£233,696 Sport Northern Ireland
20 Oct 2015 "Newry, Mourne and Down District Council"

The purpose of this project is to improve sustained participation rates in sport and physical activity through multi-sport programmes

£154,858 Sport Northern Ireland
20 Oct 2015 "Newry, Mourne and Down District Council"

The purpose of this project is to improve sustained participation rates in sport and physical activity through multi-sport programmes

£95,731 Sport Northern Ireland
20 Oct 2015 "Newry, Mourne and Down District Council"

The purpose of this project is to improve sustained participation rates in sport and physical activity through multi-sport programmes

£78,837 Sport Northern Ireland
9 Oct 2015 Ballykinlar G.A.A Club

The group promotes Gaelic games and provides a venue for community activities. They received a grant of ?10,000 to make improvements to their hall so they can provide more community activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 Oct 2015 Down District Citizens Advice Bureau

The Downpatrick based organisation provides information and advice services to the community in Co Down. The ?9,848 is being used to provide training for staff and volunteers.

£9,840 Big Lottery Fund
6 Oct 2015 Mr Gareth Doran

The lighting and movement design project.

£1,500 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
6 Oct 2015 Rebecca Killen Ceramics

Personal Artistic Development of Rebecca Killen Ceramics - Creating Functional Ceramics

£2,164 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
6 Oct 2015 Brigid O'Neill

Singer Songwriter Development

£5,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
6 Oct 2015 Deirdre McKay

Creating Foundation drafts for a large scale proposal from NI Opera

£15,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
6 Oct 2015 Jayne Cherry

Sightless Pigmentation..

£1,500 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
3 Sep 2015 Killyleagh Football Club

The cross community football club?s facilities are regularly used by community groups for events and activities including older people?s friendship clubs, and a drop-in centre for young people. They received a ?10,000 grant to upgrade the club's facilities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
3 Sep 2015 Killyleagh Football Club

The cross community football club?s facilities are regularly used by community groups for events and activities including older people?s friendship clubs, and a drop-in centre for young people. They received a ?10,000 grant to upgrade the club's facilities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
2 Sep 2015 Life Changing Mentoring and Psychoeducational Counselling Se

The organisation provides counselling services and a variety of constructive activities in the Down area. They are using the ?10,000 to engage clients in upcycling furniture to be sold in a pop up shop in Downpatrick, to increase confidence and inclusion.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
2 Sep 2015 Life Changing Mentoring and Psychoeducational Counselling Se

The organisation provides counselling services and a variety of constructive activities in the Down area. They are using the ?10,000 to engage clients in upcycling furniture to be sold in a pop up shop in Downpatrick, to increase confidence and inclusion.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
31 Jul 2015 Down Visually Impaired Persons Group

The group, based in Downpatrick, was set up to provide opportunities for social inclusion and interaction, reducing the isolation for people who are visually impaired, promoting self help and independence and enhancing the quality of life. They received a ?2,818 grant to support educational trips, health talks and activities.

£2,818 Big Lottery Fund
31 Jul 2015 Down Visually Impaired Persons Group

The group, based in Downpatrick, was set up to provide opportunities for social inclusion and interaction, reducing the isolation for people who are visually impaired, promoting self help and independence and enhancing the quality of life. They received a ?2,818 grant to support educational trips, health talks and activities.

£2,818 Big Lottery Fund
29 Jul 2015 Belfast Music Society

New commission from local composer Philip Hammond, for tenor voice and piano

£3,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
29 Jul 2015 Belfast Music Society

New commission from local composer Philip Hammond, for tenor voice and piano

£3,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
21 Jul 2015 Project Ballynahinch

The organisation provides free locally accessible professional counselling for young people aged 12 to 25 and older people aged 25 and upwards.They are using the ?10,000 grant to meet a need for additional counselling sessions for men, to boost mental health and wellbeing and combat social isolation.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
21 Jul 2015 Project Ballynahinch

The organisation provides free locally accessible professional counselling for young people aged 12 to 25 and older people aged 25 and upwards.They are using the ?10,000 grant to meet a need for additional counselling sessions for men, to boost mental health and wellbeing and combat social isolation.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
3 Jul 2015 Ardglass Development Association

The Ardglass association provides activities, play schemes, and training courses for the community. They are using the ?9,999 to create a social media resource, linking historical photographs to the website with young people identifying their ancestors and historic locations around the village.

£9,999 Big Lottery Fund
3 Jul 2015 Ardglass Development Association

The Ardglass association provides activities, play schemes, and training courses for the community. They are using the ?9,999 to create a social media resource, linking historical photographs to the website with young people identifying their ancestors and historic locations around the village.

£9,999 Big Lottery Fund
24 Jun 2015 Patrician Youth Centre

Lottery Project Funding 15/16

£17,290 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
24 Jun 2015 Patrician Youth Centre

Lottery Project Funding 15/16

£17,290 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
15 Jun 2015 Newcastle Arts Festival Committee

Catalyst 2015

£4,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
15 Jun 2015 Newcastle Arts Festival Committee

Catalyst 2015

£4,000 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
15 Jun 2015 Dundrum Cricket Club

"Activity will introduce and support the rollout of after School Cricket coaching to girls and boys in 6 non cricketing Primary and 4 Secondary Schools from April to June 2016 through Dundrum Cricket Club. Funding will support accredited coaching of 5 people, coaching 160 children and provide transport and equipment"

£3,802 Sport Northern Ireland
15 Jun 2015 Dundrum Sailing Club

"The project is aimed at members of the community who would normally have difficulty accessing water sports and is intended to help the Club deliver its aspirations of unhindered access to sailing, rowing and other water sports activities through training, and coaching. Some equipment is required to deliver the project."

£6,366 Sport Northern Ireland
15 Jun 2015 Ballynagross Football Club

"We would like to establish a ladies section. We would also like to develop our youth section by creating a Sunday mini-soccer school. Overall, we would like to increase participation by approximately 100 people. To allow this we need to cover venue costs, coach education and some additional equipment."

£5,570 Sport Northern Ireland
15 Jun 2015 The Kairos Centre

"Soccer MAD involves Tuesday and Friday night football coaching sessions for young people living in the surrounding estates in Newcastle. Sessions will be open to both boys and girls aged 14 and over, and will be delivered in association with the IFA. The project also involves accredited training for participants."

£5,088 Sport Northern Ireland
15 Jun 2015 Killyleagh Yacht Club

"Educating females from the community rowing group in boat safety, boat handling and water safety. Followed by block training for more females throughout the season. x1 Killyleagh coach trained to host training courses for sustained participation and membership Costs = purchase of dinghies and courses"

£4,740 Sport Northern Ireland
5 Jun 2015 St Joseph's Primary School

The primary school in the Strangford area of Co Down will use the ?1,820 to celebrate its 50th anniversary including producing a magazine for the wider community.

£1,820 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jun 2015 Ballykinlar Cross Community Pre School Playgroup Ltd

The organisation provides pre-school education to three and four year old children in Ballykinler near Dundrum. They are using the ?10,000 to buy indoor and outdoor play equipment to encourage learning and promote literacy and numeracy.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jun 2015 St Joseph's Primary School

The primary school in the Strangford area of Co Down will use the ?1,820 to celebrate its 50th anniversary including producing a magazine for the wider community.

£1,820 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jun 2015 Ballykinlar Cross Community Pre School Playgroup Ltd

The organisation provides pre-school education to three and four year old children in Ballykinler near Dundrum. They are using the ?10,000 to buy indoor and outdoor play equipment to encourage learning and promote literacy and numeracy.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
12 May 2015 Unit T

The community organisation addresses the needs of people of all ages living in the Newcastle area. They are using the ?9,989 grant to turn an area at the back of their premises into a community hub so they can use it for more activities and events.

£9,989 Big Lottery Fund
12 May 2015 Unit T

The community organisation addresses the needs of people of all ages living in the Newcastle area. They are using the ?9,989 grant to turn an area at the back of their premises into a community hub so they can use it for more activities and events.

£9,989 Big Lottery Fund