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NEW PROJECT WILL IMPROVE LEADERSHIP IN THE WEST’S COMMUNITY GROUPS

An ambitious project to identify and develop leaders and help secure a positive future for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector was launched today. Fermanagh Trust in partnership with Holywell Trust in Derry/Londonderry and the Rural Community Network a regional support organisation that is based in Cookstown, launched ‘Community Leadership in the West.’ The five-year project has been funded with a grant of £500,000 from the National Lottery Community Fund. I...

NI COMMISSIONER FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE VISITS FERMANAGH YOUNG APPRENTICES

Koulla Yiasouma, the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People, paid a visit to Fermanagh Trust to meet with their Grant Maker Apprentices. With over 20 years experience in managing various funds, the Fermanagh Trust is now handing over the reins to young people in order to develop leadership, build capacity among the young grant makers and create opportunities for local groups to receive funding and engage in community action.   (Back L-R) Alannah Harpur, Morgan McGrath...

FERMANAGH HOUSE CHRISTMAS TOY DONATION

Fermanagh House has donated toys to a number of local charities’ Christmas appeals. Each year the team at the social enterprise purchase several batches of gifts for families and children, utilising some of the income generated throughout the year by Fermanagh House. Donations like this are more vital than ever before in these challenging times. Families challenged by poverty and youngsters in care are among those who will benefit.     Toys were given to three chosen charities:...