Core Funding Scheme Closed

Deadline date: 

17 November 2017

Core Funding Scheme for 2018 - 2019 is now closed

The Core Scheme provides support for organisations which are considered of strategic importance in promoting community relations work across Northern Ireland. The scheme contributes towards salary and organisational running costs.

Together: Building a United Community

Applicants are required to outline the outcome in Together: Building a United Community (see list below) to which the proposed project will contribute.

Key Priority 1: Our Children and Young People

Outcome 1.1 Improving attitudes between young people from different backgrounds.
Outcome 1.2 Young people engaging in bringing the community together.

Key Priority 2: Our Shared Community

Outcome 2.1 Increased use of shared space and services (e.g. leisure centres, shopping centres, education, housing)
Outcome 2.2 Shared Space is accessible to all.

Key Priority 3: Our Safe Community

Outcome 3.1 Reduce the prevalence of hate crime and intimidation.
Outcome 3.2 A community where places and spaces are safe for all.

Key Priority 4: Our Cultural Expression

Outcome 4.1 Increased sense of community belonging (widens contribution beyond community background)
Outcome 4.2 Cultural diversity is celebrated

The ‘Together: Building a United Community’ Strategy, published on May 23 2013, reflects the Executive’s commitment to improving community relations and continuing the journey towards a more united and shared society.

You can download the ‘Together: Building a United Community’ Strategy at the link below. 

Together: Building a United Community (PDF 620 KB)