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May Funding Opportunities

May 2022 Scheme Funder Note Date Thomas Wall Trust: Grants for Registered Charities Thomas Wall Trust Deadline for 1st stage 2 May 2022 The Theatres Trust: UK Theatres Small Grants Programme Theatres Trust Application deadline 12pm (noon) on 3 May 2022 Co-Op Local Community Fund Co-operative Foundation Opens to applications 3 May 2022 SPAR NI: […]

Women’s Policy Group Feminist Recovery Plan Election Asks – Assembly Election 2022

As the Assembly Election 2022 approaches, many parties are developing manifestos filled with promises and commitments they will do if we vote them in. The Women’s Policy Group NI has spent the past two years lobbying for the recommendations from our Feminist Recovery Plan to be implemented, as women are still being disproportionately impacted by […]

Homes For Ukraine

As the devastating impact of the ongoing war in Ukraine continues to unfold, over 6,000 people in Northern Ireland have already signed up to the UK Government’s Homes for Ukraine Scheme.  Click here to get up to date information on Northern Ireland’s response to this humanitarian crisis. If you have additional accommodation or want to welcome a Ukrainian […]

Magherafelt Women Speak Out on Cost of Living Crisis

On 14th April 2022, Sara Girvin from BBCNI visited Magherafelt Womens Group Learning Lodge to speak to staff and participants of the Women Breaking Barriers NI project about the #CostOfLivingCrisis. Being interviewed on camera is not an easy task so we are incredibly grateful to Rebecca & Roisin for taking on the challenge. Real voices of lived experience are incredibly important- and […]

Ask a Candidate Election Resource Published

At our Women Delivering Change Conference delegates had the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of MLAs. The questions asked have been developed by the Consortium into a resource available here. We hope women will be able to use this resource during the 2022 Assembly Election campaign to challenge candidates in their area and […]

Introducing The Civil Society Alliance

The Civil Society Alliance is a new project set up to empower civil society organisations from across the UK to scrutinise and influence constitutional, administrative and legal changes to the UK policy landscape. The Civil Society Alliance provides a resource to build capacity, facilitate and coordinate the sharing of information, expertise, and concerns. The first […]

Women’s Centre Derry Update

March was a month of celebration we had International Women’s Day, Women Breaking Barriers Conference and the launch of the Women’s Regional Consortiums first ever Annual General Report. This year for International Women’s Day, Women Centre Derry hosted a networking event for women consisting of 11 local organisations showcasing a range of services and support […]