NI community foundation grant giving falls

first_imgNI community foundation grant giving falls Tagged with: Atlantic Philanthropies community foundations Finance Funding Northern Ireland AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The Community Foundation Northern Ireland (CFNI) made grants last year of £3.6 million, down from £5.3 million the previous year, according to its latest accounts.This reduction in grant giving was despite an increase in income from £7 million to £10 million from 2014 to 2015. Total resources expended in 2015 were £6.2 million, down from £6.9 million the previous year.Community Foundation Northern Ireland administers a number of major grant programmes on behalf of other funders such as the Big Lottery and Atlantic Philanthropies. Space and Place, for example, is a Lottery funded capital scheme worth £15 million which last year distributed grants worth £3.5 million.Atlantic Philanthropies has funded CFNI programmes over many years related to peace and human rights and last year provided a grant of over £6.8 million ‘to secure sustainable protection and promotion of human rights by establishing a time bound Northern Ireland Human Rights Fund.’ The contribution to CFNI’s income from this fund last year was just over £4 million.CFNI distributes income from the EU Peace Programme which amounted to over £2 million in the financial year ending March 2015 as well as a range of smaller grants from a number of endowments and CFNI’s own endowment.CFNI spent £2.6 million to cover the cost of administering its grant programme and development costs, up from £2.2 million the year before.The charity’s net funds stood at just over £17 million in 2015. Howard Lake | 8 December 2015 | News  35 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Livid Gregg Popovich restrained after being ejected in Spurs’ loss

first_imgPopovich had been ejected just once since 2017, according to Spurs fan site PoundingtheRock.com, and 19 times in his 23-season career. After his ejection, Popovich vented his anger at officials, and was restrained by Spurs star DeMar DeRozan.Gregg Popovich gets his money’s worth before being ejected🎥: @NBCSKingspic.twitter.com/CKQeQvuaZk— USA TODAY NBA (@usatodaynba) April 1, 2019The Spurs went on to lose, 113-106, their fourth loss in six games, and the team is only a half game ahead of the eighth-place Thunder in the playoff race. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich, who has seen the Spurs struggle of late, lost his cool in a game against the Kings Sunday.Popovich vehemently argued two calls early in the third quarter. When he walked out onto the floor to express his displeasure with official Tyler Ford, he picked up a technical foul and was ejected.last_img read more