Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey - Funders


Funding and support

We would like to thank the following funders for supporting the surveys


Atlantic Philanthropies 2003, 2008, 2014 and 2017 Ageing, 2004 Grandparenting and Family Life, 2006, 2010 and 2015 Informal Care, 2010 and 2014 Dementia, 2010 and 2015 Social Care for Older People
BUPA Foundation 2001 Healthcare
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation 1998 Rights of the Child
Central Community Relations Unit 1998-2000 Community Relations

Community Relations Council

2004 Victims issues (within Political Attitudes)
Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure 2001 Culture
Department for Employment and Learning 2005 Complementary Medicine and Health
Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety 1998 Rights of the Child
Department of Justice 2017-2021 Community Safety and Perceptions of Paramilitary Influence
Department for Social Development 1999 Pensions, Welfare Reform
Economic and Social Research Council 1999-2001 Political Attitudes, 2001 Social Networks, 2002 Women in Politics, 2002 Europe, 2004 Countryside and Farming, 2005 Political Attitudes, 2007 Identity, 2007 Role of Government, 2008 Religious Observance, 2016 Abortion, 2019-21 Politics
Electoral Commission Democratic Participation
Equality Commission for Northern Ireland 2005 Attitudes to Minority Ethnic People
Forces in Mind Trust 2017 Attitudes to Armed Forces
NatCen 2007 Public Services
Norface 2008 Religious Observance,
Northern Ireland Housing Executive 1998 Housing
Nuffield Foundation 1999, 2001 and 2003 Education, 1999 Pensions
Office for Disability Issues 2009 Disability Issues
Office of the Mental Health Champion for Northern Ireland 2021 Mental Health
Ohio University 2021 COVID-19
Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland 2018-2021 Criminal Justice
Public Prosecution Service 2018-2021 Criminal Justice
Public Health Agency 2015 Data Sharing and Privacy, 2017 Palliative Care, 2019 Breastfeeding 2020 Coercive Control
Queen's University Belfast 2020 COVID-19
Road Safety Partnership 2019 Road Safety
Save the Children 1998 Rights of the Child
Social Science Research Council of the Royal Irish Academy 1999 Social Inequality
Social Security Agency 1999 Pensions
The Executive Office (formerly The OFM and DFM) 2001-2021 Community Relations, 2002 Gender and Family Roles, 2005-2021 Attitudes to Minority Ethnic People, 2016-2021 Respect, 2012 and 2013 LGBT issues, 2012 Autism, 2013 Sport and Social Exclusion
Training and Employment Agency 1999 Pensions
Ulster Farmers' Union 2004 Countryside and Farming
Ulster University 1998 Gender and Family Roles, 2021 Income and Poverty
Wellcome Trust 1999 Attitudes to Genetics Research

NILT is a freely available resource for anyone interested in attitudes of people in Northern Ireland. There is no charge to use the statistics or data available on this website. However, we are always interested in how the findings are used, and so would be very grateful if you would let us know how you have used them. In particular, copies or links to reports or articles are very welcome. Our contact details are available in the Helpline section.