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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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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The Communities Activities Fund Now Open

By |2022-01-06T14:49:18+00:00January 6th, 2022|Grants and Funding, News, Public interest|

Kilkenny Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) COMMUNITY ACTIVITES FUND NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS   The Community Activities Fund (CAF) provides funding to support community groups across Ireland.   The CAF is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development (the Department) and administered by the Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) in each Local Authority area.   Who is eligible for funding- Locally based community and voluntary groups in disadvantaged urban and rural areas, and, Not-for-profit organisations.   The following provides a non-exhaustive list of projects that could receive funding [...]

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Kilkenny PPN Work Plan 2022

By |2022-01-21T16:28:02+00:00January 4th, 2022|News, Public interest|

              Kilkenny Public Participation Network (KK PPN) is an independent umbrella network of community & voluntary, environmental and social inclusion groups active within the county. Public Participation Networks (PPNs) were established by the Irish government under the Local Government (Reform) Act 2014 to be the main link through which the Local Authority connects with these groups. Kilkenny PPN is governed by the Secretariat, a voluntary board elected from the Kilkenny PPN membership whose responsibility is to oversee the development of the network and ensure [...]

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Kilkenny Community and Voluntary Awards 2021 Official Online Video

By |2021-12-14T10:19:17+00:00December 14th, 2021|Events, News, Public interest|

  On behalf of Kilkenny PPN and Kilkenny Volunteer Centre, we would like to express are thanks and gratitude to all those our volunteers and community organisations, groups and individuals who continue to work so tirelessly, with so much effort and resilience especially in what has been a very challenging time for the Community sector and the country as a whole. Thank you especially to all those who put forward nominations for this years Community and Voluntary Awards 2021. Check out the video which went live via our facebook page [...]

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Free PPN Webinar Learn about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

By |2021-11-19T16:19:54+00:00November 19th, 2021|Events, News, Public interest|

Thursday 25th November from 6pm Kilkenny PPN has organised a workshop which is being facilitated by Development Perspectives. This is specifically for PPN member organisations, PPN representatives and Secretariat members as well as other PPN Stakeholders. We need to address the global challenges the world faces and tackle all dimensions of sustainable development, in a balanced and integrated manner. Development Perspectives (DP) as part of a strategic consortium including Aontas, Irish Rural Link, Concern and NUIM, has been funded by Irish Aid to create a workbook for Public Participation Networks [...]

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Kilkenny Community & Voluntary Awards 2021 Nomination Form

By |2021-09-22T13:24:17+01:00September 22nd, 2021|COVID-19 Resources & Information, Events, News, Public interest|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGJ-lA1P0R8 The Kilkenny Community and Voluntary awards will take place on 2nd December 2021 and is a collaborative effort between Kilkenny Volunteer Centre and Kilkenny PPN with support from Kilkenny County Council and the Department of Rural and Community Development.   The aim of the awards is to recognise the commitment of the countless community and voluntary groups across Co. Kilkenny and the volunteers who work tirelessly to provide services to the old, the young, the isolated, the lonely, and the vulnerable in our community.   The awards will [...]

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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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