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Move4Parkinsons ThisgrantwillprovideMove4Parkinsonswith the funding to expand their reach and increase the number of set dancing classes and choirs offered throughout Ireland for those suffering with Parkinsons disease. This will be accom- plished by growing class and choir participa- tion via community outreach enhancing the continuous improvement of service quality via teacher development and purchasing of new equipment and nally by enabling greater access to Parkinsons information online through their website. PeacePlayers International Northern Ireland The support of this grant will fund PPI-NIs Champions 4 Peace program. It will allow PPI-NI to expand their key programs to more geographical areas strengthen their program- matic capacity and support the organization in its shared learning initiatives with other community cultural and sports based organizations within Northern Ireland. This program will allow PPI-NI to extend their leadership pipeline by providing training and experiential learning opportunities for PPI-NI graduates aged 14-20 years. These young leaders will then assist in delivering the Champions 4 Peace program to new geographic locations communities and participants across Northern Ireland. For more on PeacePlayers see page 28. Atlantic Corridor This grant contributes to the core services and capacity building supports needed by Atlantic Corridor to promote and enable STEM Sci- ence Technology Engineering and Maths educationwithintheMidlandsRegionthrough their Science Lives programs. Science Lives is a project which aims to create greater interest in STEM education among students teach- ers the public in Laois Offaly Longford Westmeath which have traditionally experi- enced educational disadvantage associated economic issues. Under the umbrella pro- gram of Science Lives Atlantic Corridor will use this grant to expand and increase their delivery of their projects such as JUMP Maths the Midlands Science Festival the Atlantic Conference on STEM promotion and Science With Inspirational Mentors Programme. Irish Wheelchair Association Funding will enable the IWA to increase their Sports Development Ofcers Team allowing the IWA to expand their services into under- serviced regions and to meet their increasing demand. The new Sports Development Of- cers will be responsible for creating opportu- nities for inclusion of people with disabilities with particular focus on working with com- munities in the South East region of Ireland. They will work in conjunction with local or- ganizations schools and clubs to target young talent raise awareness sustain inclusion provide greater opportunity for participation and give participants a pathway for integration into their local community. Science Gallery Dublin This grant will fund Science Gallery Dublin exhibitions from 2015-2016 and will support the many education programs that buildonexhibitionthemesthroughstructured targeted curricula for secondary and third level students and also teachers. Through this our funding will also assist Science Gallery in implementing their Going Deeper Strategic Plan for 2014-2017. This plan features three key strands Experimenting Through delivering dynamic exhibitions and events Learning By expanding and delivering STEM education initiatives Sharing By growing Science Gallerys off site presence through pop up programs for school national festivals Makeshop events etc. MyMind MyMind provides affordable and accessible community based mental health services to everyone. This grant will allow MyMindtocontinuetoexpandandincreaseits services across Ireland. In addition this fund- ing will assist MyMind to reach a self-sustain- ing business model. This is made possible as MyMind charges their clients fees based upon their employment status allowing the unem- ployed or full time students to access services at reduced rates. The revenue generated from full fee clients is then reinvested into the organization enabling MyMind to provide services that are affordable to all. 25connect 2016 2525conconnecnectt 20162016 Congratulations to these outstanding organizations selected for 2015 Flagship Investments.