Fundraising and Fundraisers

As a Charity, we continue to rely on the good will of volunteers, grant making bodies and the generosity of our supporter’s donations.

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How Your Donation Helps

With your support we can help improve the meaningful life experience of more people with a learning disability.

Specialist bespoke support including a range of therapies can greatly enhance the life of our residents and day attendees.  Specialist equipment and enjoyable trips will benefit a child or adult reach their potential and have fun!  We will support those who most need these  activities.

Why not make your donation today?

How to Give

Your donation to our charity will make a real difference and there are different ways you can give including:

Donations will be used towards activities or equipment that are not supported by our statutory funding and which add greatly to the quality of life we provide making Glencraig the special place that it is.

Gift Aid

Gift Aid is a scheme available to charities which enables them to claim extra money from HMRC.

The charity can claim an extra 25p for every £1 you donate. That’s as long as you’ve paid the basic rate of tax and make the donation from your own funds. That means Gift Aid can increase the value of your donations by 25%, so you can give even more to the causes you care about.

Please contact for further information.

Previous Donations

During the past 12 months we have received gifts ranging from £100 to £10,000 and a significant legacy gift from a family whose loved one benefited from a meaningful life at Glencraig.

Spence’s Carpets

A recent donation from Spence’s carpets helped us recreate the great outdoors in Craigmichael house. This kind donation has provided a wonderful sensory experience for our children.

Current Grants and Partnerships

ARN Foundation has, so far, given over £40,000 and pledged to donate a further £20,000 in 2022 and also in 2023.  Last year, the ARN Foundation paid for vital improvements to the Community’s IT.  This year, the ARN Foundation has paid for many of the planned improvements to the newly registered Day Care Centre – bringing the Centre  up to the standard required by the RQIA and making it possible for more people to come to Glencraig and benefit from the richness we can offer.

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund has also granted £8,000 for the Day Care centre.

The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland’s Arts, Culture and Heritage Fund has funded £18,000 to buy new craft equipment, pay for more pottery sessions and buy lots of circus equipment

Department for Communities Fund, administered by Co-operation Ireland has provided around £7,000 in Covid Recovery funding for vital additional PPE to keep our residents, staff and volunteers safe as well as specialist cleaning equipment and IT.