Benefactors of the Foundation so far...

  • NI Children's Hospice - Arts and crafts play materials
  • Belleek Primary School - Polytunnel
  • Ballymena Sea Cadets - Duke of Edinburgh equipment
  • First Steps Dungannon - Wooden planting boxes and tools
  • Eglinton's Men Shed - Compost and assortment of gardening tools
  • Caledon Open Door Dinner - Christmas Dinner for club members
  • Salt Factory - Table tennis tables
  • St Kevin’s Lisnaskea - Nurture room equipment and furniture
  • Artigarvan Nursery - Outdoor Play area Tunnel Rock wall climbing frame
  • Killyman Community Playgroup - Percussion instruments for Preschool classes
The Donnelly Foundation are actively involved in local communities across Northern Ireland, below you will see the benefactors of the foundation so far.

We have developed a Gold Level 3 Donnelly Apprentice Scheme with the South West College which has campuses at Cookstown, Dungannon, Enniskillen and Omagh. The GOLD Level 3 Apprenticeship opportunity is a 3 year multi skilled level 3 qualification- leading on to foundation degree Level 5 in years 4 & 5, and the chance to become a Master Technician in Year 6.

We offer GOLD Level 3 Apprenticeships in:

  • Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship with Donnelly Group: this qualification is suitable for anyone interested in a career in
  • Motor vehicle repair and who wishes to progress to Vehicle Technician/Master Technician
  • Vehicle Conversions with TBC: this qualification is suitable for anyone interested in a career in motor vehicle conversion. A combination of engineering, auto-technician, welding and CAD skills are designed to enable students to achieve professional recognition in a diverse market.

Donnelly Group are actively involved with many schools across Northern Ireland helping students with interview skills as well as taking part in Jobs fairs. Schools and Colleges we have been partnered with over the years through various projects include:


  • NRC Ballymena
  • Transport Training Services Crumlin
  • De La Salle College, Belfast


  • Armagh Royal School
  • St Patrick's Keady
  • NRC Portadown

Derry/ Londonderry

  • St Columb’s College
  • Lisneal High School Derry
  • St Brigid's Claudy
  • St Patrick's Claudy


  • St Michael's Grammar School
  • St Joseph's College
  • Devenish College
  • Enniskillen Royal School
  • Enniskillen Integrated College


  • St Patrick's College Dungannon
  • Drumglass High School Dungannon
  • Aughnacloy High School
  • St Ciarans Ballygawley
  • St Josephs Donaghmore
  • Integrated College
  • SWC Dungannon