The Rams Island Heritage Project is An Undertaking of the Charity NIC102397 The River Bann & Lough Neagh Assoc. Co. NI 053517
Since the Rams Island Heritage Project began in 2005 we have been supported by the Local AuthorityAntrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council.Without the help of the Council the Project would never have happened.
The Lough Neagh Partnership provided at least 50% funding for most of our Capital Projects in the early days of the project when we were establishing a foothold on the Island via the Lough Neagh Strategic Fund.
Ulster Garden Villages have been a great help to the project, not only by providing funding but also by providing an interest free loan to help with our early cashflow problems.
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) is an Executive Agency within the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.NIEA have supported the Rams Island Heritage Project over the years.
Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful have provided equipment and funding for our litter lifts over the years.
SHANES CASTLE ESTATES COMPANY LTD.Lord O'Neill has generously leased Rams Island to RBLNAC,
The Department for Communities and their predecessors have supported the Rams Island Heritage Project over the years with Capital and Running Cost Support Grants particlarly during the Covid 19 crisis.
LCDI have supported our volunteers for many years.
Bryson House have supported us through their Better Belfast Fund.
Our biggest debt of gratitude is to all the volunteers who have given their time generously and freely over the years since 2004 when the Rams Island Heritage Project started.
We are also indebted to all the members of the public who have donated to us over the years