ARK Funders

Over the last 25 years ARK has received financial support from a wide range of organisations, including Research Councils, government departments, universities, and philanthropic trusts. 

We are extremely grateful to the following organisations for supporting our work.


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Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Higher Education Academy Public Health Agency/HSC R&D
Arts Council for Northern Ireland Improving Children's Lives (QUB) Public Prosecution Service
Barnardos Initiatives of Change Committee in Ireland Queen's University Belfast (QUB)
BBC INCORE (UU) Rainbow Project
British Council Institute of Governance, Public Policy and Social Research (QUB) Royal Irish Academy
British Society of Gerontology (BSG) Integrated Education Fund Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
BUPA Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust Rural Community Network
Central Community Relations Unit McDougall Trust Save the Children Fund
Community Relations Council Men's Health Forum in Ireland South Belfast Highway to Health
Community Relations in Schools Mornington Community Project Southern Education and Library Board
Community Relations Unit NatCen Sports Council
Contact Youth National Children's Bureau Sport NI
Conwall Parish National Council on Ageing SSG
Cornell University NORFACE The Atlantic Philanthropies
Department for Culture, Arts and Leisure Northern Ireland Assembly Research and Library Service The Executive Office
Department for Social Development Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People University of Ohio
Department for Social Security Northern Ireland Housing Executive University of Ulster (UU)
Department of Education Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency Volunteer Development Agency
Department of Finance and Personnel Northern Health and Social Care Trust Volunteer Now
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Nuffield Foundation Wellcome Trust
Department of Health and Social Services Office for Disability Issues  
Deparment of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister  
Department of Justice Old Library Trust  
Economic and Social Research Council Opportunity Youth  
Electoral Commission Parades Commission  
Equality Commission Patient and Client Council  
European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health Playboard NI  
Food Standards Agency Police Ombudsman's Office  
Forces in Mind Peace II  
Gulbenkian Foundation Peace III  
Health and Social Care Research and Development

PSNI/Road Safety Partnership