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31/01/05 Changes to Big Lottery Fund programmes - Northern Ireland
The Big Lottery Fund in Northern Ireland has announced important deadlines regarding its Voluntary and Community Funding programme (formerly known as Community Fund Large and Medium grants programmes). These are the important dates to remember if you wish to make an application :

31st March 2005 - last date to receive and return an outline proposal form
30 June 2005 - last date for receipt of applications forms.

20/12/04 New Northern Ireland application advice line and application distribution procedures
We have changed our application distribution process in order to improve our customer support services.


28/04/04 New NI Cancer Centre secured with 200,000 Lottery grant
Local people battling with cancer will soon benefit from a new dedicated cancer facility thanks to a Community Fund lottery grant, it was announced today. The funding is part of a 1.6million funding package to 18 Northern Ireland community and voluntary organisations.

17/02/04 NI Charities receive 1.3m Lottery Boost - Community Fund announces first local grants of the year
Twelve charitable groups and voluntary organisations across Northern Ireland are today celebrating the news that their applications to the Community Fund for Lottery funding have been successful.

15/12/03 Christmas Comes Early for Local Groups - Community Fund announces 1.5 million Lottery windfall to Northern Ireland
Nineteen charitable groups and voluntary organisations throughout Northern Ireland are today celebrating the news that their applications to the Community Fund for Lottery funding have been successful.

08/09/03 Community Fund announce 2.2 million lottery funding to NI projects
Community projects helping people across Northern Ireland will benefit from over 2.2 million of grant aid from the Community Fund, it was announced today.

08/07/03 200,000 Lottery Boost for NI Women’s Refuge
Women and Children experiencing domestic violence will soon benefit from a new NI women’s refuge thanks to a Community Fund grant, it was announced today.

10/06/03 Community Fund supports a big 'thank you' to Carers
Three local groups today secured funds from the Community Fund to help Northern Ireland's carers access essential services and become more active in their communities. The awards, announced during Carers Week (9-15 June), underline the Community Fund's ongoing support for formal and informal carers.

11/04/03 Community Fund cash boost in Northern Ireland
Awards totalling nearly 1 million to 10 local voluntary and community groups were today announced by the Community Fund in Northern Ireland.

26/02/03 4.3 Million Local Funding Boost!
Awards totalling over 4.3 million to 48 local groups were today announced by the Community Fund in Northern Ireland.