Update on our Brian Mullan Community Fund Awards 2019
In September 2019, the Association was delighted to again welcome applications from community or voluntary sector organisations’ seeking to avail of essential funding to deliver projects and services within North Belfast.
Over the past two years, via this Fund, the Association has distributed in excess of £20,000 to 27 local organisations throughout North Belfast.
Our Brian Mullan Community Fund initiative has been designed to support organisations and projects that promote inclusion, strengthen communities and improve individual’s lives.
A funding pot of £10,000 was again set aside this year by Newington Housing’s Board of Management to ensure the successful delivery of the scheme.
The scheme closed on Friday, 18th October 2019 and a total of 20 applications were received. We are delighted to report that applications have been received from various organisations throughout North Belfast.
All qualifying applications will be assessed and scored by our ‘Tenant Panel’, who will distribute funding of up to £1,000 per project, to the successful applicants. It is hoped that all recipients of the awards will be notified the week commencing Monday, 4th November 2019.
The Association wishes to express our appreciation to all those organisations who took the time to apply to the scheme and express our gratitude to our tenants on the ‘Tenant Panel’, who annual give up their time, on a voluntary basis, to develop, promote and deliver such a successful scheme.