Equity Diversity Interdependence
Promoting a Peaceful and Fair
Society based on Reconciliation
and Mutual Trust.
In January 2007 the NI Community Relations Council acquired the responsibility for the management of the Community Bridges Programme of the International Fund for Ireland. The Community Bridges Programme was established in 1996 with the assistance of staff seconded from the Community Relations Council. The Community Bridges Programme has now become a Directorate within the Council itself. The Council is responsible for the management of the Programme while the International Fund for Ireland retains responsibility of funding decisions.
The Programme operates an annual budget of £3 million, applications are considered initially through an Expression of Interest application process.
During 2007 the following Priority Areas and Indicative Areas of Interest were identified and published:-
Priority was given to applications from organisations:-
The Programme gave preference to proposals:-
Indicative Areas of Interest
Priority was given to applications which supported:-
Community Bridges Programme staff
Joe Hinds- Programme Director - firstname.lastname@example.org
Gillian Revie - Development Officer - email@example.com
Dorothy Monaghan- Evaluation and Learning Officer - firstname.lastname@example.org
Joanna Gawlik - Project support - email@example.com