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Grants for Men's 50+ Groups

28 June 2018

Aim: To support the Development of Menís 50+ Groups in Belfast The focus of this programme is on supporting both the expansion of existing menís 50+ groups and the establishment of new menís 50+ groups in Belfast.


The main objective of this grant is to increase the membership of the group.  The proposal may encourage new members by:

ř Increasing skills base within the group

ř Enabling the group to develop new programme ideas

ř Encouraging group members to try something new.

Please note all activities must be undertaken and money spent by 31 March 2019


To be eligible existing or new men’s groups must have or will have by receipt of grant:

a. a constitution that includes provision for an AGM

b. a committee,

c. a bank account

d. approved accounts (if the group is over a year old)

Grants available

There are a small number of grants are available – the maximum amount awarded will be £700

How to apply

Application forms are available either online or in hard copy.  The deadline for completed applications is 4pm on Tuesday 31st July 2018.

Training & Support

Training and support will be available to all applicants.  Successful applicants will be expected to send a minimum of two group members to Volunteer Now organised seminars.

To request a grant application form please contact

Pamela Higgins at Volunteer Now, 34 Shaftsbury Square, Belfast BT2 7DB:

028 90 232020