Brian Conlon Foundation Grant Program in the UK
The Brian Conlon Foundation Grant Program is now open for community associations and groups in the Newry area, who are working to advance education, amateur sport, provide opportunities for young people, and assisting communities in the local area.
The Brian Conlon Foundation, commented “Brian spent his life making a difference to the people around him, so it is fitting that this Foundation reflects those values and continues the spirit of his generosity in areas that he cared passionately about. The goal is to ensure that Brian’s legacy lives on and will continue to make a difference.”
The fund will focus on the following priorities:
Advancement of Education
Advancement of Amateur sports
Provide opportunities for young people
Assistance for Community Groups in the local area.
Grants up to £3,500 will be open for applications.
Examples of projects that may address some of these issues include:
Addressing expectations of young people, and/or parents, giving people hope eg digital literacy giving a sense of energy, developing something new and exciting
Projects building self-esteem with young people disaffected from mainstream education, or who have faced or face barriers to employment
Sporting projects for all ages
Provision of after school/homework clubs in the local area
Community based youth clubs
Community based apprenticeships for individuals
Community education and training opportunities
Projects that enhance communication and leadership skills
Local initiatives to improve resources and community facilities
Creativity and self-expression through drama, music or a range of arts activities
Inclusion and involvement of disadvantaged communities
Improving Mental Health
Reducing Crime and Anti-Social Behavior
Constituted organizations with charitable purposes based within and to support beneficiaries in the Newry city area.
For more information, visit https://communityfoundationni.org/grants/the-brian-conlon-foundation/