Grants & Funding

Commercial Premises Paint Scheme 2023- Deadline for Applications 5th May

2023-04-06T13:49:39+01:00April 6th, 2023|Grants & Funding, News, Resources|

COMMERICAL PREMISES PAINT SCHEME 2023 Kilkenny County Council is pleased to announce the Commerical Premises Paint Scheme 2023 whereby a fund has been allocated to assist with the cost of painting the front façade of commercial/business buildings and/or hand painted shop signage within Kilkenny County and City, subject to terms and conditions. If the scheme is oversubscribed those eligible applicants will be selected based on town/village renewal considerations. The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5th May, 2023. Application Forms and further particulars may be accessed here or [...]

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CLAR 2023- Applications Open

2023-04-06T13:45:39+01:00April 6th, 2023|Grants & Funding, News, Public interest, Resources|

CLAR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais)  is a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in areas that have experienced significant levels of de-population. The CLÁR 2023 programme will be delivered through 3 separate Measures as follows: Measure 1. Developing Community Facilities & Amenities Measure 2. Mobility, Cancer Care and Community First Responders Transport Measure 3. ‘Our Islands’ Measure 1 is administered through Kilkenny County Council, and can be applied for by Kilkenny County Council in conjunction with groups in Local Communities.  Measure 2 [...]

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Community Enhancement Programme 2022 – Ring-fenced fund for Women’s Sheds

2023-02-22T16:26:57+00:00February 22nd, 2023|Grants & Funding, News, Public interest, Resources|

The Department of Rural and Community Development (“the Department”) has decided to allocate €100,000 to fund operating costs in Womens Sheds. This is a ring-fenced fund under the Community Support Fund 2022. The application process is being administered by Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs). Applications for this funding can be made on this application form.  Women’s Sheds are eligible to apply, once they meet the LCDC’s qualifying criteria. It envisaged that this funding would, in general, be allocated in a relatively equal manner across Women’s Sheds that submit valid applications. [...]

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Community Support Fund Now Open – Deadline Friday 31st March

2023-12-30T19:11:41+00:00February 22nd, 2023|Grants & Funding, News, Public interest, Resources|

The Community Support Fund will support groups, particularly in disadvantaged areas with their non-pay running costs for example energy costs/bills (electricity costs, refuse charges, heating charges) or other non-pay operating costs for example rental/lease costs, insurance bills. Groups will also be able to use the funding to carry out necessary repairs and improvements to their facilities, purchase equipment for example tables and chairs, tools and signage, laptops and printers, lawnmowers, canopies and training equipment etc. Applications by post should use the correct value of postage stamps and allow sufficient [...]

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Yulefest Community Enhancement Funding 2022- Deadline for Applications 19th November 2022

2022-10-14T14:05:31+01:00October 14th, 2022|Grants & Funding, News, Public interest|

YULEFEST 2022 COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT FUNDING SCHEME Yulefest - Christmas in Kilkenny 2022 is offering grant-aid to enable towns and villages in the Municipal Districts of Kilkenny to enhance the 2022 Christmas experience for everyone in their area. Applications can only be submitted by established local community groups. Individuals cannot apply!!!! The funding is available to community organisations to dress and light your town or village or create an outdoor public Christmas experiences or events which would be accessible and applicable to all of the community for example; Dressing towns and [...]

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PAYPAL GIVING FUND: A NEW WAY TO FUNDRAISE ONLINE

2022-01-26T11:02:27+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants & Funding, News|

The Wheel is partnering with PayPal Giving Fund as they launch in Ireland to promote accessible, online fundraising for Irish charities. PayPal Giving Fund (PPGF) Ireland is a registered charity (No. 20205692) that aims to inspire a new wave of philanthropy, harnessing the power of technology to make giving a part of everyday life.  Partnering with platforms such as PayPal, PPGF develops innovative programs that introduce charitable giving in relevant and engaging ways to new audiences.   PPGF provides an effective and accessible way for charities to benefit from online fundraising, which has become more important now [...]

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The Age & Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme 2022- Deadline 25th February 2022.

2022-01-26T10:56:09+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants & Funding, News|

The Age & Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme 2022 is now open for applications. We recognise the impact that Covid 19 has had on older peoples’ participation in sport and physical activity over the last 2 years. Therefore, within this 2022 Grant there are specific allocations aimed at encouraging older people back to sport and their clubs. We also recognise the impact Covid 19 has had on those living in nursing homes and attending day care settings so we are opening up the grant this year to all public and [...]

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Scheme to Support National Organisations (SSNO) Funding-Deadline 24th Feb 2022

2022-01-26T10:47:43+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants & Funding, News|

Administered by Pobal on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development, the overall aim of the SSNO is to provide multi-annual funding towards the core costs of national, community and voluntary organisations in Ireland. The scheme assists organisations to operate and fund core staff positions. The SSNO primarily focuses on the provision of core funding to national organisations that: provide supports (both direct and indirect) to those who are disadvantaged; demonstrate good governance; deliver services and supports that have a focus on one or more of the following: [...]

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Creative Ireland & Cruinniú na nÓg Grant Scheme 2022

2022-01-26T10:41:35+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants & Funding, News|

Kilkenny County Council will be inviting applications for Creative Ireland & Cruinniú na nÓg Grant Scheme 2022 in the coming weeks. So now is the time to formulate ideas and plans for your projects. To support you we have put together this information to help you in preparing to apply for a grant. How to Achieve Success in Funding video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwOY72F7Oz4&t=3s  More information at https://www.facebook.com/KilkennyArtsOffice/posts/4807132395990210?__cft__[0]=AZWWXm2H4C4ec2u4ACz1-iRymxD-wOHbY7D4db-L4FwbQiXoo7H7V3_gMP_RzoVYEKLkjybHU8CYfPqSfeh9QXpMHgNNzWolu8k4ezFvBKyUy2N0BavgyxXtWj5m1bRY3YzjXAMc-7i5ySjKhKZfAc7sGjJ-4IJePYaiddXessU_pjAiQqh20nrhHvRjnhvnXX8&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R

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Decade of Centenaries Grant Scheme 2022 reminder

2022-01-26T10:39:40+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants & Funding, News|

Just a reminder that the Kilkenny Decade of Centenaries Grant Scheme 2022 is now open and applications are invited from heritage societies, local historians, communities and artists who wish to commemorate events which happened in Co. Kilkenny in 1922. Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm Friday 18th February. Application forms and grant criteria available at https://kilkennyheritage.ie/2022/01/kilkenny-county-council-decade-of-centenaries-grant-scheme-2022/

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