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On This Day 1946 – The Return From Garron Tower

By |October 25th, 2017|

On this day in 1946, the staff of the Belfast Charitable Institution began the mammoth task of bringing all the residents back from Garron Tower to Belfast.  It had been necessary to evacuate in 1941 because of the attacks of the Belfast Blitz.  The air strikes in April 1941 terrified and traumatised the whole of […]

Past & Present – The Continuing Fight Against Slavery

By |October 20th, 2017|

The notion of slavery tends to bring us back to African slaves brought to America, however slavery continues as 21st Century problem.  Belfast and the Belfast Charitable Society of the 18th Century found themselves caught in the controversy surrounding this abhorrent trade.

The Belfast Charitable Society was founded in 1752 to assist the poor and destitute of […]

Belfast Charitable Society And Giving NI Working To Promote Philanthropy

By |October 12th, 2017|

This partnership was created to help Belfast Charitable Society continue to influence how philanthropy is delivered in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. With a 265-year history and mission of charitable work and giving the Society sought to work with another organisation which is at the forefront of philanthropy today.

Giving NI was the perfect match. Its […]

World Mental Health Day 2017

By |October 10th, 2017|

Today is World Mental Health Day, and this year is a landmark anniversary. First held in 1992, today is the 25th day dedicated to raising awareness of mental health issues, and to fighting the still-associated stigma.  The Poor House, which opened in 1774 became a safe haven to many suffering from mental health problems long […]

Association of Charitable Foundations Conference at Clifton House

By |October 9th, 2017|

Today marks the beginning of a two day conference held by the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACFNI) at Clifton House, the home of Belfast’s oldest charity – the Belfast Charitable Society.  The Society celebrated it’s 265th Anniversary in August and are delighted to be a part of this important conference which looks at how funders […]

Loan from Building Better Futures Fund enables Strand Arts Centre to grow its artistic programme and increase revenue

By |October 3rd, 2017|

Strand Arts Centre is a charitable venture set up to offer cost effective events, outreach programmes, classes and activities to the East Belfast population while ensuring the survival of an Art deco landmark building which houses Belfast oldest cinema.

The Arts Centre has obtained a loan from the Building Better Futures Fund to finance the acquisition […]

Barbour Fund Continues To Support Activities

By |October 2nd, 2017|

Clifton House staff were delighted to welcome North Belfast Senior Citizens Forum for a tour of the House and Clifton Street Cemetery.  This outing was made possible by the Barbour Fund which is administered by the Belfast Charitable Society.

This Fund was developed in recognition of the shared history of the Hilden District Nursing Society and […]

World Pharmacists Day 2017

By |September 25th, 2017|

Today marks World Pharmacists Day.   The aim of the day is to bring attention to pharmacies and the positive benefits they offer when it comes to health and well being.  Although it is hard to believe, Belfast entered the 1790s without any type of public pharmacy.

Members of the Belfast Charitable Society attempted to open […]

Culture Night Belfast – 2017

By |September 19th, 2017|

Now in its ninth year, Culture Night Belfast 2017 is promising to be the biggest and best yet.  It is thought that up to 100,000 people could attend over 300 free events in the city.  Clifton House is delighted to be taking part this year with a programme of events which embraces the historic importance […]

Loan from Building Better Futures Fund assists North Belfast Charity to continue to provide vital counselling services

By |September 12th, 2017|

Launched in 2010, Jigsaw Community Counselling Centre seeks to improve the lives of those living in North Belfast through the provision of a caring, professional and confidential counselling service. Each year up to 1,700 clients benefit from Jigsaw’s services which includes schools counselling, mentoring and art therapy. The organisation has acquired a loan facility from […]