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The Peace Impact Programme (PIP) is designed to deliver real and positive community transformation through sensitive interventions in communities that have not previously, or only partially, participated in peace building and reconciliation activities. Such interventions are critical to building a truly integrated, shared and peaceful society.

PIP aims is to build sustainable peace and prosperity in areas suffering from high levels of economic and social deprivation, where there are low levels of engagement in peace building and where the Peace Process has delivered limited benefits.

The strategic objectives of the PIP are to:

  • Engage with individuals and groups that have not previously, or only partially, participated in community development and peace building activities in targeted urban and rural areas.  
  • Increase contact, dialogue, sharing and integration within and between communities; and support creative and innovative approaches to dealing with contentious issues.  
  • Build cohesion within and between communities to deliver improved relationships.
  • Promote greater understanding and acceptance of diversity between communities, thereby reducing sectarianism, this may necessarily involve initial engagement with single identity communities provided it leads to cross-community engagement.
  • Target the engagement and participation of disaffected young people that are vulnerable and at risk of paramilitary involvement and unlawful activity.
  • Underpin the Peace Process and promote economic prosperity by increasing the skills base within interface communities.
  • Assist with the development of exemplar community organisations and the dissemination of best practice to other communities on the island of Ireland and other regions emerging from conflict.
  • Encourage the involvement and participation of all residents from the target areas.

For further information about the Peace Impact Programme (PIP), please contact:

Northern Ireland

Community Foundation Northern Ireland
Community House
Citylink Business Park
Albert Street
Belfast
BT12 4HQ

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Tel: +44 (0) 28 90245927


Southern border counties

Louth Monaghan and east Cavan

Gwen Lanigan Tel: 087 6304380

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Sligo Leitrim and west Cavan

Catherine Ryan Tel: 087 0626406

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Donegal

Mary Moy Tel: 087 3544924

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Regular post for all of above should be sent C/o  International Fund for Ireland, PO Box 2000, Dublin 2

 

Case Study:


article thumbnailThe Time2Choose Project, managed by the Rosemount Resource Centre in Londonderry/Derry, was awarded financial assistance of £188,926 from the International Fund for Ireland’s Peace Impact Programme. The project commenced in August 2013, was officially launched in October 2013 and ends in August 2015. The project was initiated in response to calls for support from people – including children as young as 14 – facing intimidation and threats of violent attack. Experienced staff and volunteers deliver...
article thumbnailFáilte Abhaile – ‘Welcome Home’ is a Dundalk based support group for political ex-prisoners, displaced people and their families, predominantly located in areas of high social deprivation and unemployment in County Louth including Muirhevnamor and Cox’s Demesne, Dundalk. This is a constituency of over 2,000 people in County Louth. The Fund provided financial assistance under the Peace Impact Programme towards the cost of running practicaltraining and up-skilling courses based around identified...