Arts & Disability Awards Ireland is a grant scheme for individual
deaf and disabled artists living in Northern Ireland or ROI.
Award is managed by the Arts & Disability Forum on behalf of the
Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaion.
It awards a bursary of up to £5,000 to encourage and nurture
individual talented disabled artists working in all artforms.
The Cancer Fund for Children helps children with Cancer and their families.
It is able to guide and support families at home, in their community, in hospital and at their therapeutic short break and residential centre in Newcastle Co.Down.
The residential group support is the the children and young people with cancer and their siblings. It provides the opportunity to learn new skills, increase confidence, discuss feeling and make new friends.
Individual support is also provided for the parents to talk about any worries and concerns. It also offers information on financial grants and short breaks.
Bereavement support is offered to families who have lost a child or young person to cancer.
Lloyds TSB Foundation for Northern Ireland supports disabled and
disadvantaged people to enable them to be involved in society.
Standard Grant Programme allocates funds to charities with an income of
less than £1million in the previous 12 months in two main areas:
and Community Needs - for example day centres, carers, advocacy,
independent living for the elderly and participation in cultural
Education and Training -
for example employment training for the disabled and disadvantaged,
promotion of life and independence skills, and enhancing the education
of disabled young people and children.
Grants are usually awarded for one year projects between £2,500 to £5,000.
To apply download an application form or alternatively arrange to discuss your proposal by contacting the office on 028 9032 3000.