T:buc, changing for the better, together

Together: Building a United Community (T:BUC)

The 'Together: Building a United Community' (T:BUC) Strategy, reflects the Executive’s commitment to improving community relations and continuing the journey towards a more united and shared society.

The strategy outlines how government, community and individuals will work together to build a united community.

About Together: Building a United Community (T:BUC)


T:BUC Camps Programme

Provides opportunities for young people aged 9-25 from all backgrounds to increase their understanding and build long lasting friendships in a shared environment.

Urban Villages Initiative

Focused on improving good relations outcomes and develop thriving places and communities.

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Planned Interventions logo

Planned Interventions Programme

Supports community activity to divert young people from anti-social behaviour and to deal with heightened tension around interfaces.


Central Good Relations Funding Programme (CGRF)

Supports constituted voluntary and community sector groups to deliver good relations projects that support the T:BUC Strategy.

District Councils Good Relations Programme logo
District Councils Good Relations Programme logo

District Councils Good Relations Programme (DCGRP)

The aim of the DCGRP is to improve relations within and between Council areas and support local solutions to local good relations issues.

Peace Plus

This builds upon previous PEACE and INTERREG programmes. TEO will be accountable for circa €170m to support local authority action plans, building positive relations and victims and survivors’ elements.


North Belfast Strategic Good Relations Programme

Supports organisations delivering good relations programmes in North Belfast.

T:BUC Trees

T:BUC Trees

This is an exciting environmental initiative that provides opportunities for participants to learn more about the environment while participating in good relations activities.

Peace IV Programme

Supports peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland and the border region of Ireland.



Central Good Relations - Small Grants Fund


The fund supports productive, time-bound projects which contribute to the promotion of good relations.


T:BUC Camps Good Relations Ambassadors Programme logo

T:BUC Camps Good Relations Ambassadors

This initiative enables previous T:BUC Camp participants to engage in peer learning and leadership activities, which involves a range of engagement and training opportunities.


Annual Reports

The T:BUC Annual Reports outline the positive progress made across the headline actions and four key priorities.


Good Relations  Outcomes

The collection of good relations outcomes from T:BUC projects, provide evidence of the difference projects are making and measure the contribution to the achievement of the T:BUC Strategy.

Community Relations Council

The Community Relations Council is a key delivery partner for The Executive Office good relations policy, including the implementation of the aims and objectives of the T:BUC Strategy.

T:BUC Engagement Forum

Support government and associated bodies to update the voluntary & community sector on the implementation of the T:BUC Strategy.



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