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12/01/2021

Get involved in Northern Ireland Centenary

Community and Voluntary Groups within the Borough who are planning to host Northern Ireland Centenary events or projects could be eligible to receive some funding from the Council.

Community and Voluntary Groups within the Borough who are planning to host Northern Ireland Centenary events or projects could be eligible to receive some funding from the Council.
 
This special funding is available as part of the Councils year-long programme to mark the Centenary of the creation of Northern Ireland.

‘Our Country’s Centenary for Our Community… Reflecting Back - Striving Forward’
 
These commemorative events or projects must take place from 1 April – 30 September 2021 and include one or more of the following themes;
Reflection, Celebration, Commemoration and Inspiration.

These could include;
  • Art/Photographic Exhibitions/Installations
  • Planting Schemes
  • Historical Talks and Tours
  • Street Parties
  • Tea Dances
  • Church Services
  • Film Screenings
  • Community Celebration Event

The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Jim Montgomery said “2021 is a significant year for Northern Ireland, an opportunity to reflect, celebrate and be inspired with all that has happened over the past 100 years. I hope the Community and Voluntary groups form the Borough avail of this funding and I look forward to hopefully attending some of these events and projects later this year.”

 
Applications for funding are now open with a closing date of Friday 19 February 2021 at 4pm.
 
For more details and to apply please visit antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/grants
 

 

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