Northern Ireland: delegated decisions January 2022

Northern Ireland: delegated decisions January 2022

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of Investment, Northern Ireland on 31 January 2022

National Lottery Grants for Heritage 

Causeway American Connections Project 

Applicant: Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council 

Project description: an oral history project charting American links with the local area dating back to the arrival of American troops 80 years ago.  

Decision: Reject 


Celebrating custodianship & saving the bell 

Applicant: Forbairt Feirste 

Project description: restore and display the bell from Broadway Church on the Falls Road. Interpretation panels will illustrate its story and the influence of Presbyterianism in a predominantly Catholic/Nationalist/Republican area of Belfast.  

Decision: Award grant £9,500 (100%) 


St Macartan’s The Forth Bellcote 

Applicant: Clogher Parish 

Project description: essential repairs to the Grade B+ listed St Macartan’s Church in rural mid-Ulster. 

Decision: Award grant £123,539 (100%) 


Heritage Venues Animation Achieving Organisation Resilience & Delivering Collaborative Programme Excellence 

Applicant: Derry City & Strabane District Council (DCSDC) 

Project description: A two-year mentoring programme for nine heritage organisations in DCSDC, designed to enhance resilience and sustainability through joint and partnership approaches to service delivery. 

Decision: Award Grant £100,000 (100%)