Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council - Good Relations and Cultural Identity Grant Scheme

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council is now inviting applications for its ‘Good Relations & Cultural Identity’ grant scheme from community groups and organisations based in the Council area. For the first time there will be funding available for projects over a three-year period, 2019 - 2022 that improve community relations in terms of religion, politics and culture.

This scheme welcomes applications from local groups committed to demonstrating peace and cultural understanding within Lisburn Castlereagh communities for the opportunity to receive up to £3,000 of grant aid per annum for projects that meet the objectives of the scheme.

The grant documentation is available to download at https://www.castlereaghcommunity.co.uk/2019/05/council-launches-its-new-three-year-good-relations-cultural-identity-grant/  Alternatively hard copies of the application form or further information can be received from the Community Services team at: Bridge Community Centre, 50 Railway Street, Lisburn, BT28 1XP, by phoning 028 9244 7713 or emailing community.services@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk

The Council’s Good Relations Officer is hosting two public information workshops on this revised grant scheme to provide applicant groups and organisations with information on how to complete applications for this revised grant scheme.  You must register your attendance by emailing Lynsey Gray at lynsey.gray@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk or by phoning 028 9244 7713.

The workshops will take place on:

  • Tuesday 21st May 6:30pm Bridge Community Centre, Lisburn

  • Wednesday 29th May 6:30pm Moneyreagh Community Centre

Please ensure all applications are submitted in hard copy by 12 noon on Wednesday 12th June to Bridge Community Centre.