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The New Idea – EOTAS Coding Programme a resounding success

In 2023 the Go Bezerk Coding initiative was launched in all EOTAS Centres in Northern Ireland with funding from The James Kane Foundation. The initiative, entitled 'The New Idea' was a massive success. At the beginning of the project, EOTAS had two aims.  - To...

MEGA Directors Breakfast a huge success

Yesterday, Chair of The James Kane Foundation attended a successful morning out at the MEGA- Manufacturing & Engineering Growth & Advancement Directors Breakfast, which brought together 102 prominent figures from various sectors, including leaders...

Thank you to the Kane Family

On Wednesday 20th September, Trustees of the James Kane Foundation met with Gwen Kane, widow of James Walker Kane, and her granddaughter Amy, to update them on the work to date of The James Kane Foundation. James Kane bequeathed all his shareholdings to be put into a...

Three SRC Students awarded Scholarships

The James Kane Foundation is collaborating with the Southern Regional College to launch a scholarship award for financially disadvantaged higher education students living within the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon council area. The Scholarship grants are aimed to help...

Build a Plane at the Balmoral Show

One of the first projects funded by The James Kane Foundation was the Northern Ireland Schools Build a Plane project (BAPNI). Last week the progress of the plan was on display at the Balmoral Show, which took place from 10th to 13th May 2023. On display were part of...

SistersIN – ‘Leave the Ladder Down and The Door Open’

In March 2023 SistersIN held their first celebration event for the Class on 2023, the first 10 schools to go through the leadership programme. This event was attended by schools, partners, mentors and other stakeholders, and was a fantastic showcase of the work the...

North Belfast Creative Digital Hub Launches

North Belfast grammar school St Malachy’s College has officially launched its new Creative Digital Technology Hub (CDTH) with funding  from the Belfast Charitable Society and The James Kane Foundation. Around 50 guests attended the launch in February...

Cost of Living School Grants

In December 2022 The James Kane Foundation agreed to fund a number of school food programmes, an initiative originally launched by the Belfast Charitable Society earlier in the month. With additional funding from the Foundation, a further 16 schools from some of the...

Social Enterprise, 4C UR Future, Secure Seed Funding

Local social enterprise, 4C UR Future, have secured seed funding from The James Kane Foundation to develop and launch a first-generation Careers Portal to help involve, inform, and inspire young people from Northern Ireland to make more empowered education and career...

James Kane Foundation seek Foundation Manager

James Kane, the owner of the entire capital share capital in his business, JM Kane Precision Engineering Limited, bequeathed his shareholding to a charitable foundation. The charity, ‘The James Kane Foundation’ was set up in 2016 with the key purpose to advance...