Helping You Get AHEAD

Our AHEAD Programme will use the past to build a better future, as we facilitate discussions about the past, using Applied Heritage to learn and to find a common understanding which will promote reconciliation. For too long the past has meant division and difficulty, our vision is to tackle the difficult issues and to turn heritage to our advantage. The AHEAD Programme has been pioneered by LEXXER Solutions after a number of years working in the heritage sector on a range of Council, PEACE, Her...
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PEACE BY PIECE

There has been much uncertainty in recent weeks over the fate of European funded projects and outstanding applications. Many groups have already waited years to see the new INTERREG and PEACE programmes launched only to find that midway through an application process the BREXIT vote halted everything. We at LEXXER have been working with clients to assure them that there is still a future in European funding and we are pleased to see the recent announcement from the Minister. European Peace fund...
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Final PEACE of the Funding Jigsaw

LEXXER Solutions is glad to welcome today’s launch of the much awaited PEACE IV funding. It is the final piece of the European funding jigsaw and will be a much needed boost to community and voluntary sector. As a funding consultant we have been meeting with potential applicants to help them prepare for today. New criteria and different focus areas mean that partnership bids and stronger business cases will be needed. Our forecasts have proven accurate with the final shape of the programme re...
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Great War – greater potential for a better future

 Remembering and Reassessing 1916.  As a knowledge broker LEXXER Solutions believes passionately  that if people know the truth about the events being commemorated during this years that there can be a better future forged. That knowledge must be imparted and it is the duty of academics, community leaders, churches and stakeholder organisations to look at the past, both the facts and also their interpretation of them. History really is our story of what happened and how we have dealt with i...
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DON’T TAKE IT FOR GRANTED

At LEXXER we are all too aware of the increased competitiveness around funding and grant application processes. Our experts have been in the sector for decades and are working hard to develop ever more efficient and eye catching applications, bids and tenders. This is your one chance to impress, to make an impact and to increase your revenue, so why take a chance. Don’t take it for granted but speak to us today for a professional bespoke service which will put your application above the rest. T...
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SPEAKING UP IN THE BIG CONVERSATION

Dr Stephen Farry is inviting people to have their say in the Big Conversation on the future of Higher Education in Northern Ireland. At LEXXER we see the future of our higher education sector as a foundation of our developing economy. Our work in Knowledge Brokerage with the clear concise commercialisation of knowledge as a resource offer an exciting new angle to the present debate. The Minister said, “Once the people of Northern Ireland have had the opportunity to share their views on th...
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Funding Futures

As we look to the future of funding we see opportunities both locally and from Europe. With both the INTERREG and PEACE programs coming online the time is now right for groups to turn their attention to strategic funding proposals.  At LEXXER we aim to work with organisations and groups to prepare them for the funding that lies ahead. Or pre-application work will ensure that sound business based proposals with realistic budgets delivered in partnership with others will stand a greater chan...
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LEXXER Plans Tough Talking not Big Conversation

In a week of crisis at Stormont, it is all to easy to forget the financial crisis facing local universities. As Knowledge Brokers LEXXER Solutions takes a keen interest in local universities and their future. They are in fact the powerhouses of our Knowledge economy and must be seen as a key investment for the future. Today the Employment and Learning Minister Stephen Farry said that the way higher education is funded in Northern Ireland is "no longer sustainable", as he launched a consultation...
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101 Ways of Raising Money

    Coming into the summer with the children off school many community based charities should be thinking about fun and functional ways of raising funds, and raising their profile, so here are few ideas from the team here.... and happy fundraising! A hundred and one ideas to raise funds and have fun at the same time   A Abseil – get the adrenaline pumping with a sponsored abseil Alcohol – choose how long you are going to give up drinking for, and then ask people to sponsor yo...
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Happy Birthday from LEXXER

We have a free birthday present for you this year! If you have an anniversary you wish to mark, we will provide a free consultation and then together work to plan and source funding for it. With so many notable historic anniversaries from the Great War to Waterloo, we will marry or historical and cultural tourism expertise with project development and management know how to ensure that you mark your anniversary in style.  The team at LEXXER Solutions realize that often the proble...
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