The purpose of the Confederation of Community Groups is to support and encourage the development of voluntary action by communities and individuals and in so doing contribute to the creation of a powerful and inclusive community that will influence positive change.
The Confederation of Community Groups is an umbrella organisation for voluntary and community groups in Northern Ireland in the Newry and Mourne area. It offers advice, practical support, services and training through a number of projects and services. Its work is funded by the District Council, Government Departments as well as a variety of independent bodies. The Confederation’s current annual turnover is in the range £0.5m – £0.75m. It employs 14 people and is managed by a voluntary Management Committee drawn from its Community and Voluntary Group membership.
Newry & Mourne District