Grants are available to community groups in Northern Ireland for local projects that support environmentally focused actions and which contribute to the development of civic pride.
Live Here Love Here forms part of a wider programme aimed at promoting civic pride within communities in Northern Ireland and improving environmental quality. The Small Grants Scheme is a partnership between local councils, Northern Ireland Housing Executive and Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.
Objectives of Fund
The objectives of the Live Here Love Here initiative are to:
Contribute to the development of civic pride within a community, with a focus on environmental improvement.
Encourage actions and projects that enable Pollution Solutions, Biodiversity Recovery and Climate Action.
Enhance the environmental management of a local area.
Improve the health and wellbeing of communities whilst helping to improve and/or maintain public spaces.
Improve the quality of their local environment by reducing littering and dog fouling through community action.
Support environmentally focused actions that help support people impacted through reduced contact with society.
Support community food growing initiatives.