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Tag: Lived Experience

Leigh Carey CEO of the Hummingbird Project in conversation with the Young Foundation – challenges and opportunities

Leigh Carey, CEO of The Hummingbird Project in conversation with Ajeet Jugnauth of the Young Foundation as part of its BOOST In Conversation series. The BOOST scaling programme aims to unleash the power of partnerships to support organisations with proven solutions to some of the UK’s current social challenges.

Coleraine Football Club and the Hummingbird Project strike new mental health deal in a ‘Match of the Day’ partnership that aims to improve resilience and emotional wellbeing of local football fans

The Hummingbird Project, located in Portstewart on the stunning Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland, recently announced a new partnership with Coleraine Football Club which will see the Bannsiders support the award winning local social enterprise by promoting its mental health and resilience work with football fans and the local community. The announcement comes at a…
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Our 5th Birthday

Today is The Hummingbird Project’s fifth birthday! Different social enterprise support organisations estimate that around 70% of all social enterprises do not survive to their 5th birthday, a pretty harrowing statistic, considering that most social businesses are founded with a passion and commitment to make the world a better place.

The National Lottery Community Fund

The Hummingbird Project to support Leaders with Lived Experience thanks to National Lottery funding We are celebrating after being awarded over £56000 in National Lottery funding to put people with lived experience of mental ill-health, and their carers, in the lead to achieve greater knowledge equity with their learned and practice experience colleagues. The new…
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