Information on Supports and Resources for the People of Ukraine

By |2022-03-16T15:38:23+00:00March 16th, 2022|News, Public interest|

How You Can Help Access Important Information Re Supports and Resources for the People of Ukraine As we continue to see the otrocity of war unfold in Ukraine with millions fleeing their country for protection in neighbouring countries, hundreds of people are coming forward to support the people of Ukraine in whatever way possible. If you want to find out ways you can help, please click on the below live document which details supports and resources for the people of Ukraine coming to Ireland. Ukraine Humanitarian Supports and Services Information

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‘Run with the Wolves’ St Patrick’s Day Community Pageant 2022

By |2022-02-24T11:21:37+00:00February 24th, 2022|News|

Kilkenny St Patrick's Day 2022  Community pageant – Running with the wolves  The Kilkenny St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Thursday the 17th March at 1.30pm. This year we have teamed up with Cartoon Saloon to create the Theme for the 2022 parade, ‘Run with the Wolves’. We have chosen this theme to acknowledge the wonderful work of the Kilkenny based animation studio Cartoon Saloon whose movie ‘WolfWalkers’ received an Oscar nomination in 2021. Wolfwalkers is set in Kilkenny in 1650 and tells the tale of Maebh, Robyn [...]

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LCDC Nomination Forms February 2022- Deadline Wednesday 16th February

By |2022-02-08T21:00:25+00:00February 8th, 2022|News, Public interest|

The purpose of the Kilkenny Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) is to draw on the knowledge and experience of the public and private sectors to bring about a more joined-up approach to community development and deliver effective and efficient services to citizens, particularly those who are disadvantaged.       The initial term is 3 years, however, the PPN Representatives may apply for re-nomination and re-election for a second term of 3 years.    As a result of public health measures, all meetings are now held virtually via Microsoft Teams however, [...]

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Kilkenny PPN- Creating a Vision for Community Well Being for Kilkenny

By |2022-01-28T14:55:16+00:00January 28th, 2022|Events, News, Public interest|

            Kilkenny PPN is developing a Vision for Community Well Being for Kilkenny. We want to ensure that the overall vision best reflects and represents all towns and villages throughout each municipal area. We need input from groups and organisations in North Kilkenny. To give participants an indication of what we are seeking to achieve, please take a look at the outline of What a Vision for Community Well Being is and some examples. Please click on the following links- 4. What is a Vision [...]

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PAYPAL GIVING FUND: A NEW WAY TO FUNDRAISE ONLINE

By |2022-01-26T11:02:27+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants and 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.

By |2022-01-26T10:56:09+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants and 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

By |2022-01-26T10:47:43+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants and 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

By |2022-01-26T10:41:35+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants and 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

By |2022-01-26T10:39:40+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants and 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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Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2022 Now Open

By |2022-01-26T10:38:23+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants and Funding, News|

The Heritage Council have announced the opening of their Community Grant Scheme 2022 and have allocated in the region of €1.5 million to the scheme. The aim of this scheme is to support capital projects that improve access and inclusion to heritage sites; that apply good heritage practice to the management of places, collections, or objects (including buildings). Closing date for receipt of online applications is 5pm Wednesday 16th February 2022. Online applications at https://www.heritagecouncil.ie/funding/community-heritage-grant-scheme-2022 If you've got an idea for a project or would like help with an application, please contact the Kilkenny Heritage Officer [...]

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