Our Projects

Our Current Projects

Three SRC Students awarded Scholarships

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...

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The James Kane Foundation University Scholarships

The James Kane Foundation University Scholarships

This year The James Kane Foundation are supporting a new scholarship programme for University students. This award is for £2,000 per year up to a maximum of three years. We’re thrilled to announce the first two recipients! The Scholarship Coordinator for Supporting...

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Go Bezerk Coding Initiative

Go Bezerk Coding Initiative

Lough Road Learning Centre, a EOTAS (Education Other Than At School) setting, hit the news in April 2022 when seven of their pupils completed coding certificates with Go Bezerk and Stranmillis College. Go Berserk are a local company who have created world class,...

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Career Ready Programme

Career Ready Programme

The Career Ready employability programme has been expanding in schools across N. Ireland over the last 7 years. One area that remained under-developed (for geographical reasons) was the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon (ABC) area.  With funding from The James...

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Cost of Living School Grants

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...

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North Belfast Digital Technology Hub

North Belfast Digital Technology Hub

St Malachy’s College has built a new and exciting Creative Digital Hub for North Belfast to enable the expansion of a new Key Stage 3 Creative Digital Curriculum for the young people in the area. North Belfast Digital Hub in use With global technological advancement,...

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Transversal Skills Pilot Programme

Transversal Skills Pilot Programme

The Foundation is currently supporting a pilot work experience programme being delivered by Workplus Apprenticeships Ltd in conjunction with Wallace High School, Lisburn for 180 Year 12 Pupils. Workplus has become a network of employers (over 50 from a range of...

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MEGA Mentor Support

MEGA Mentor Support

The MEGA network (Manufacturing & Engineering Growth & Advancement) was established in 2019 to advance and grow world-class manufacturing and engineering by attracting, developing and retaining people. Their mission is to promote the manufacturing and...

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North Belfast Post Primary Bursary Programme

North Belfast Post Primary Bursary Programme

The James Kane Foundation were delighted to contribute this year to the North Belfast Post Primary Bursary Programme. Established by the Mary Ann McCracken Foundation and the Belfast Charitable Society, this Post Primary Bursary Programme is targeted at 16+ year olds...

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Royal School Armagh Science Grant

Royal School Armagh Science Grant

In January 2020, The James Kane Foundation provided a small grant to the Royal School Armagh to support a science project. The school used the grant to invest in a digital weather station, which could measure pressure, temperature, wind speed and direction. Over 150...

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4C UR Future

4C UR Future

4C UR Future is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company, which was established to help address skills shortages in Northern Ireland by involving, informing, and inspiring young people to make more empowered education and career choices. In 2019, the organisation...

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SistersIN

SistersIN

The SisterIn Project officially launched in June 2019. Initiated by Assumption Grammar School, the aim of the programme is to foster leadership qualities and confidence amongst their sixth form girls. The project aims to readdress the imbalance of women in leadership...

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Schools Science Award with St Patricks School Armagh

Schools Science Award with St Patricks School Armagh

In January 2020, £500 was awarded to St Patricks School in Armagh for a science competition. Students from across year 8 to year 12 were incentivised to use a learning platform called Century Tech, which aims to boost student attainment by 30%. The Century learning...

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Build A Plane

Build A Plane

The James Kane Foundation was part of a new project launched in October 2019 which gave young people from local schools an opportunity to build a Sherwood Scout plane, and then fly it. Taking place in the Maze, Long Kesh, the project brought together the Education...

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