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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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Failte Ireland Destination Towns – open for applications

By |2019-06-27T13:03:33+01:00June 27th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News|

Through Fáilte Ireland’s Destination Towns initiative, every Local Authority in the country – including Kilkenny County Council - will be able to bid for funding of between €250,000 and €500,000 to develop up to two towns in their area that have the potential to become a tourism hub.The new scheme, which is now open for applications, will provide funding for the Local Authority to enhance public spaces and attract more overseas visitors. The Ireland’s Ancient East team is working closely with the council on its funding submission. The closing date [...]

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CREATIVE IRELAND KILKENNY GRANT SCHEME

By |2019-06-26T10:46:41+01:00June 26th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News, Public interest|

Kilkenny County Council will award a limited number of grants to cultural projects in the county as part of the Creative Ireland 2019 Programme. The amount awarded to any one project will not exceed €5,000 in 2019. The quantity and value of awards will comprise of two awards to the value of €2,500 and one award to the value of €5000. For more information please see https://www.kilkennylibrary.ie/…/creative-ireland-kilkenny-… To download an application form please follow the below link or contact me directly. https://www.kilkennylibrary.ie/…/creative-ireland-applicati… https://www.creativeireland.gov.ie/en/about

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Fáilte Ireland will invest €1 million to improve the websites and digital skillsets of visitor attractions

By |2019-06-25T18:23:31+01:00June 25th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News, Public interest|

Online footprint of visitor attractions and activity providers in the Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands region set to benefit from new programme Fáilte Ireland will invest €1 million to improve the websites and digital skillsets of visitor attractions and activity providers in the Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands region. This announcement was made today by Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Kevin Boxer Moran, with applications now being accepted by Fáilte Ireland up until Wednesday, 24th July 2019. Fáilte Ireland’s new Website Improvement Programme will focus on developing [...]

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Event Support (including Workshops & Conferences)

By |2019-06-25T17:03:50+01:00June 25th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News, Public interest|

The EPA research programme has allocated budget to provide funding to support workshops, seminars and other events. Normally the amount of funding per event will not exceed €3,000. Funding is provided only for events with a clear relevance to Irish environmental research priorities and on the condition that the events are run on a not-for-profit basis. The event should showcase current national research by the organisers and EPA funded-groups, and also could include an international keynote speaker. In terms of audience/participants, the event should target other researchers working in the [...]

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EPA Funding

By |2019-06-25T16:58:52+01:00June 25th, 2019|Grants and Funding, Public interest|

2019 EPA Research Calls (Status: Open) This year, proposals are being sought from the research community to help identify solutions to emerging and complex environmental problems. The research call highlights the importance of a clean, healthy and well-protected environment for our health, our wellbeing and our quality of life. With up to €10.2m available for new research projects to be awarded in 2019 and 2020, the Research Call is divided into three strands: Water; Climate & Air, and Environmental Sustainability. Full details of the call topics can be found in the Technical [...]

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EPA Research Call 2019 – Submission of Applications Deadline

By |2019-06-25T14:49:32+01:00June 25th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News|

  Please note the deadline for submission of applications is 3 days away, 28th June 2019 at 5.00pm Irish Standard Time. All submissions of applications for funding must be made through the EPA's Grant Management and Application Portal.  Guidance on using the portal is available from the Grants Management page on the EPA Website, or when logged into the portal. EPA Research Call 2019 The EPA Research Call 2019 was launched on 30th April 2019 and is seeking proposals from the research community to help identify solutions to climate change and [...]

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Minister Humphreys announces a further €45m under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund

By |2019-06-24T13:20:44+01:00June 24th, 2019|Grants and Funding, News|

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, today, announced that she would be making a further €45 million available under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF). The announcement was made by Minister Humphreys today at the recently opened Cavan Digital Hub, which was developed with the support of REDF. The fund is an initiative of the Government under Project Ireland 2040 and aligns with the Department’s Future Jobs Ireland plan. The call is open for applications from today and closes on 25th September 2019. The successful projects [...]

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Grants available to Businesses and Homeowners for Energy Saving Upgrades

By |2019-06-20T09:24:12+01:00June 20th, 2019|Grants and Funding|

Are you a business or home owner who wants to cut down on energy costs - you may qualify for lucrative grants from the SEAI? As Ireland aims to become as environmentally friendly as our EU neighbours including the UK - for the moment - the SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland) has a wide range of grants available to homeowners, business owners, communities and large industries who are willing to play their part. BUSINESS OWNERS From SMEs to Large energy users, funding opportunities apply to both the public and [...]

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Arts Council’s Artist in the Community Scheme

By |2019-06-17T14:22:15+01:00June 17th, 2019|Grants and Funding, Public interest|

Scéim An Ealaíontóra Sa Phobal 2019 Deadlines: (Round 1) Monday 25 March; (Round 2) Monday 29 July. Are you an artist working collaboratively with a community? Are you an artist or community group with an interest in working on a collaborative, socially engaged project? Twice yearly, the Arts Council offers awards to enable artists and communities of place and/or interest to work together on projects. The Artist in the Community Scheme (AIC) is managed by Create. The AIC scheme is open to artists from any of the following artform disciplines: [...]

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