Lottery grants awarded to Downpatrick in 2017

14 matching grants found.

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 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