Who are we?
Our staff and pensioners have been contributing to the NIE Networks Charities Fund’ for more than 20 years and during that time in excess of £1million (including annual support from the company) has been distributed to local charities.
The charities committee is made up of employees and pensioners and it meets quarterly to allocate funds. Donations to the fund are received directly via salaries or pensions.
Essential criteria -
Must be a registered charity
Must be based in Northern Ireland
It has been at least two years since any previous support was given
What do we fund?
We like to support tangible benefits like special equipment, IT apparatus, promotional goods etc. that will improve and enhance lives in Northern Ireland.
We actively support the advancement of education, health or saving of lives.
The advancement of citizenship or community development,
The relief of those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage.
Other charitable purposes.
Please note our funding can range from £200 to £750, although we reserve the right to make awards of a higher value depending on the circumstance.
Online application form here - http://www.nienetworks.co.uk/community/charities-fund/apply-for-funding