Funding information evening for parishes


A workshop and series of talks from different fundinbg organisations will take place in a special funding event taking place in the Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen on Tuesday 4 June 2019 between 8pm and 9.30pm.

Information stalls and assistance will be available from 7pm.

While the talks and funders will be weighted towards northern parishes there will be advice and information applicable to all parishes in the Diocese.

The Funding contributors includes:
• The Priorities Fund
• National Churches Trust and All Churches Trust
• Fermanagh and Omagh District Council
• Fermanagh Trust
• UCIT (Loans for faith-based organisations)
• National Lottery Community Fund
• Fermanagh Rural Community Network

There will be a series of talks throughout the evening from representatives of funders with an introduction from Bishop John McDowell.

There will be some advice and guidance on the completion of applications by Fermanagh RCN who are based in Queen Street, Enniskillen.

They are currently running a series of free community events in various centres around Fermanagh in a project entitled “Building Positive Rural Communities”. These offer help to communities with fundraising, the basics of form-filling, good governance for organisations with help provided by experienced advisers and they welcome representatives from parishes who are visiting to further their knowledge of applications and grants.

The next two events are on 6th June in Tamlaght W.I. Hall from 7.30pm to 9.30pm and on 19th June in Carrosyl Community Centre, Carrowshee Park, Lisnaskea from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.