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Consultation Open: Draft Budget 2022 – 2025

The NI Executive is now consulting on a Draft Budget for 2022 – 2025. The consultation questions have been designed to seek views and comments on the key matters contained within the Draft Budget. They are broken into three areas. Funding…

Housing Supply Consultation Open

Following the Consortium’s response to the Call for Evidence on a new Housing Supply Strategy for Northern Ireland the Department for Communities has now launched a public consultation entitled “Housing Supply Strategy: 2022-2037.” Siobhán…

Have Your Say: Women and Debt

Siobhán has now completed five in-person focus group sessions and one online focus group session across Northern Ireland gathering information and evidence on the debts women have, why they need to borrow and the impact of the pandemic, rising…
Funding

January Funding Opportunities

January 2022 Scheme Funder Note Date National Allotment Gardens Trust Award National Allotment Gardens Trust Application deadline 1 Jan 2022 R V W Trust R V W Trust General application deadline 2 Jan 2022 Wolfson…

Rural Impact Assessment for TEO’s Recovery Plan Makes No Reference to Rural Women

This is an excerpt from WRDA Briefing on TEO Engagement with the Women's Sector and TEO Covid-19 Recovery Plan The rural impact assessment for TEO’s Recovery Plan makes no reference to rural women or the need to take targeted action to…

Have Your Say – Welfare Mitigations Review

NIRWN’s organisation Director Louise Coyle has been appointed as a panel member to the Welfare Mitigations Review Panel. If you, or anyone you know, who may be in receipt of Universal Credit and would like to share their experiences (anonymously…

What are they talking about anyway? NIRWN’s Jargon busting workshop

9th Dec @ 11am Ever despaired at the news and wondered ‘What are they talking about anyway?’ then this is the workshop for you. The UK exit from the EU has the potential to impact on the rights we currently enjoy and take for granted;…

December Funding Opportunities

December 2021 Scheme Funder Note Date Culture Ireland: Regular Grants and Showcases Culture Ireland Regular Grants Application Deadline 1 Dec 2021 NIHE: Social Enterprise Plus Programme The Northern Ireland…

Women Versus Covid

Since March 2020 women have had a war on their hands, one that they never saw coming.  This was going to impact on their lives in every way humanly possible and no-one was going to be exempt.  This battle has taken away their safety, livelihood,…

NIRWN’s work on the UK Exit from the EU and the NI/Ireland Protocol continues

NIRWN recently met with the NI Secretary of State Brandon Lewis MP along with other civic society organisations and Louise Coyle, NIRWN Director chaired a Civic society discussion with the UK/EU Joint Chair Maroš Šefčovič MEP. The key…