The You & Your Community Millennium Awards will offer small grants to individuals to put their bright ideasinto action to benefit themselves and others.
These grants, known as Millennium Awards, pay forindividuals to undertake a community project and togain the necessary skills and experience to help themimplement their project on a voluntary basis.Community can be defined as geographic or interest.
The Scheme is open to applicants aged 12 years and over,and we will give particular priority to people fromdisadvantaged areas and groups.
Applicants should identify a project which has a widerpublic benefit, and which will build and enhance theindividual's own skills.
/ projects with young people, older people, physicalenvironment, health and community care, arts andcommunication, community economic development, healthand community care, education, and community andsocial change.
The You & Your Community Millennium Award can beused to cover projects within a range of 1,000 / 2,500. Awards can include for example,costs for education or training courses, study visitsand associated travel costs, project activities,small items of equipment/materials and other costsnecessary for the successful implementation ofthe project.
While Awards range between 1,000 and 2,500 thoseindividuals with special needs/requirements may beeligible for a higher award.
To finding out more aboutthis scheme contact the Belfast officeon 00 44 28 9024 5991.
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