The Gallaher Trust helps build new generation of business leaders in Ballymena

THE Gallaher Trust has pledged support of over £20,000 to Ballymena Business Improvement District (BID)’s ‘Leaders of Tomorrow Programme’; a new initiative created to support business growth in Ballymena town centre, through the provision of skills and confidence training for 24 employees across 21 local businesses that will help facilitate career progression. Spearheaded by the […]

Supporting the Next Generation through Scholarships

In recent years, the popularity of scholarships has increased, particularly given the rising cost of further education and university courses. Offering financial support for students to help them with their third level education fees, allows them to develop their learning and receive an education that they may not have had access to otherwise. A scholarship […]

Hearing Loss Group Receives Much Needed Support

Trustee Roy Douglas with members of the Ballymena Club for the Hard of Hearing pictured with the Club’s new portable loop system, purchased using funding committed by The Gallaher Trust.

The Gallaher Trust awards new loop system LOCAL hearing loss group, the Ballymena Club for the Hard of Hearing, has received much needed support from The Gallaher Trust in the form of a new portable loop system for use by its members. The Ballymena Club for the Hard of Hearing which was founded in 1993 […]

120 Local Ballymena Businesses to be Supported

The Gallaher Trust Continues to Support Ballymena Business Centre THE Gallaher Trust is supporting Ballymena Business Centre’s ‘Enabling Enterprise 2’ project, by providing over £100,000 in funding. Delivered by Ballymena Business Centre, the ‘Enabling Enterprise 2’ project will provide support for new business start-ups within the local Ballymena area. This project follows on from the […]

The Gallaher Trust Celebrates Fifth Birthday and Creation of 276 Jobs

Gallaher Trust - Making a Difference Awards

INDEPENDENT charity, The Gallaher Trust has hosted its ‘Making a Difference’ (MAD) awards at the Galgorm Resort and Spa marking its fifth birthday and the creation of 276 jobs, the upskilling of 1,222 people and the support of 1,185 disadvantaged adults during this period. The Trust also took the opportunity to thank the delivery partners […]

First Retail Shop for Harmony Studio

TODAY, Harmony Studio is very excited to announce that with considerable capital investment from Triangle Housing, supported by the Northern Health and Social Care Trust and The Gallaher Trust that they are opening their very first retail premises in Ballymena.  Harmony Studio (formerly Alternative Angles) is a social enterprise, part of Triangle Housing Association’s Progression […]

The Gallaher Trust Helps Ballymena’s Young Adults Develop their Careers

The Gallaher Trust has announced its support for The Prince’s Trust’s ‘PROSPER’ project, delivering £150,000 of funding over a three-year period, in order to help young people aged between 18 and 30 years old develop the skills and confidence they need to succeed.  The Prince’s Trust was first established in 1976 and last year supported over […]

Ulster Farmers’ Union Scholarship Programme Supports Next Generation of Farmers

TWO students from the local Ballymena area have been selected as the recipients of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) scholarship programme, delivered in partnership with The Gallaher Trust. It will give the students access to a two-year agriculture-related course at the College of Agriculture and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), beginning September 2023.  The two recipients are 20-year-old […]

Further Funding from The Gallaher Trust to Age NI Charity

The Gallaher Trust has announced that it will continue to support Age NI’s ‘Staying Sharp’ programme with additional funding to allow the programme to continue for a further twelve months, allowing older people living with a Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) or early-stage dementiato gain much need additional assistance. Since the inception of Age NI’s ‘Staying Sharp’ […]

The Gallaher Trust Supports Harryville Men’s Shed with £45k Funding

The Gallaher Trust has announced that it will be providing £45,000 of funding for Harryville Men’s Shed, a registered charity that supports men living in Ballymena, and offers them a safe space to gather for social bonding, activities, healthy lifestyle projects and educational sessions.  The funding from the Trust will be delivered over a three-year […]