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Capacity Building Grant and Training from Hub Na nÓg

By |2021-06-18T14:42:55+01:00June 18th, 2021|Grants and Funding, Public interest|

Minister O’Gorman announces Capacity Building Grant and Training from Hub na nÓg to support implementation of the National Framework for Children and Young People’s Participation in Decision-making Minister Roderic O’Gorman, T.D., has today announced that the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) has established a fund and Hub na nÓg* training to support implementation of the National Participation Framework for Children and Young People’s Participation in Decision Making, (2021). The emphasis will be on the everyday spaces and settings where practitioners work directly with children and young [...]

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Minister O’Gorman invites applications to the Communities Integration Fund 2021

By |2021-06-18T14:38:32+01:00June 18th, 2021|Grants and Funding, Public interest|

Minister O’Gorman invites applications to the Communities Integration Fund 2021 €500,000 will be made available to local community-based projects nationwide to support the integration of migrants. Grants of up to €5,000 will be allocated to successful organisations to support integration initiatives.   15 June 2021 The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O'Gorman T.D., today announced €500,000 in funding under the Communities Integration Fund 2021. Now in its fifth year, the Communities Integration Fund celebrates the rich cultural diversity within local communities and enables local community-based organisations [...]

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Community & Voluntary Support Grant for Older Persons

By |2019-07-16T12:02:23+01:00July 16th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News|

Ireland’s population is ageing and more people are living longer. Supporting older people to remain in their own homes and communities, live with dignity and independence and be engaged in their local communities is a core aim of Irish social policy. The Department of Health (DoH) and the Health Service Executive (HSE) recognise that community and voluntary agencies provide a wide range of services to support older people to continue living in their communities and maintain their social connections. These services, which contribute to positive ageing and better overall health, [...]

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Funding Initiative for United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

By |2019-07-15T13:48:11+01:00July 15th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News|

Funding Initiative for United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 17 October 2019 - Commemoration Events in Ireland Each year the Department supports small public awareness initiatives to promote awareness of the Day and to support the work of the Irish 17 October Committee in networking with the groups responsible for the various commemorative initiatives and projects nationwide. Please follow the work of the Irish Committee at www.17october.ie to see examples of previous projects. Applications are now being invited [...]

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PPN community funding opportunity

By |2019-07-15T12:18:09+01:00July 15th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News, Public interest|

Kilkenny Public Participation Network supports community groups with small once off projects that have a social inclusion remit and work towards the inclusion of those outlined in the Equal Status Acts 2000-2004 as well as other identifiable socially excluded groups. These acts prohibit discrimination and include nine grounds as follows: gender; marital status family status sexual orientation religious belief age disability race membership of the Traveller community.   While not a funding body, the PPN may on occasion have discretionary monies to support small projects. The smallest grant can be [...]

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National Play Day & National Recreation Week 2019

By |2019-07-12T13:53:44+01:00July 12th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News|

National Play and Recreation Scheme 2019. Kilkenny County Council invite applications from groups who works with children & young people in the voluntary, community and not-for-profit under the National Play and Recreation Scheme 2019. National Play Day is targeted for pre-school age children. National Recreation Week is targeted at 12-18 year olds. The event can be held over a day, a weekend or a week between July and September The theme for this year is Back to Basics. Activities should be non-competitive and should focus on free play. Closing date: [...]

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Men’s Shed Funding under the Community Enhancement Programme 2019

By |2019-07-10T10:42:26+01:00July 10th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News|

Closing date: 4PM on Monday 30th September 2019 The Department of Rural and Community Development has allocated €0.5m to fund capital equipment or minor capital works in Men's Sheds, this follows from a discussion with the Irish Men's Shed Association .This new funding is a ring-fenced fund, under the existing Community Enhancement Programme. The application process is being administered by Kilkenny Local Community Development Committee (LCDCs) in Kilkenny. Applications for this ring-fenced funding can be made on the enclosed application form. All Men's Sheds in Ireland that are affiliated with [...]

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Platforms for Growth – A Programme for Tourism Investment 2019-2022

By |2019-06-27T13:25:54+01:00June 27th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News, Public interest|

Fáilte Ireland’s major new capital investment programme worth €150 million is called Platforms for Growth, and will run from 2019 to 2022. Major new visitor attractions of scale will be developed and existing attractions greatly enhanced under the programme which falls under the Government’s Project Ireland 2040 strategy. This is the largest investment programme of its kind to benefit tourism with individual grants available for large-scale visitor attractions of €2.5million upwards. It is unlike any other Fáilte Ireland call in that it specifically targets ‘platforms’ or project types that have [...]

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Festival Innovation Programme

By |2019-06-27T13:04:32+01:00June 27th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News, Public interest|

Fáilte Ireland has identified that an opportunity exists for festivals and events to play a more significant role in driving Ireland's tourism performance. This programme has been designed to identify proposals for ambitious and unique festivals and events which will stand out internationally. Festival Innovation Programme Guidelines Applicants can download a copy of the Festival Innovation Programme Guidelines, which outline the purpose of the programme and what we are looking for in a festival. Applicants should read the Guidelines carefully before making an application. Download a copy of the Festival Innovation [...]

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