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Social Outcomes Fund

The Social Outcomes Fund (SOF) is a £4 million programme created to support the city’s growing tourism infrastructure. The main aim of the SOF is to support local tourism and social economy initiatives. 

The nine projects supported by the SOF are described below.

Project Address Description Investment Status
Presbyterian Church in Ireland visitor exhibition Assembly Buildings
2-10 Fisherwick Place,
Belfast, BT1 6DW
Visitor exhibition which tells the story of Presbyterianism in Ireland over the last four centuries and the work of the church at home and overseas today.  £90k Complete
James Connolly Visitor Centre 374-376 Falls Road,
Belfast, BT12 6DG
New visitor centre providing space for discovery, education, study, work, meeting and socialising for local and international visitors. £1m  Complete
Rock Centre 12-18 North Boundary Street, Belfast, BT13 Development of new tourism visitor centre. £200k  Project underway
Belfast Orange Hall Museum Clifton Street, Belfast, BT13 1AB Disability access to museum and renovation of the building’s frontage. £80k Committed
Coffee Culture Sandy Row, Belfast, BT12 Development of a social economy café. £100k Initial stage
Eastside Visitor Centre 402 Newtownards Road
Belfast, BT4 1HH 
Development of a new tourism exhibition space and extension of visitor centre at CS Lewis Square.  £700k Initial stage
Roddy McCorley Irish History Museum  Moyard House, Glen Road, Belfast, BT11 8BU   Development of a modern Irish history museum and visitor exhibition. £1m Initial stage 
Sandy Row Community Forum Sandy Row, Belfast, BT12 Development of a new tourism trail, including a digital element, to complement the city’s new Belfast Transport Hub which will replace the existing railway and bus station at Great Victoria Street.  £80k  Initial stage 
Shankill Mission Shankill Road, Belfast, BT13   Restoration of the iconic Shankill Mission building into a 3 star boutique hotel and social economy training. £750k Initial stage

 


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