United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Each year the Department provides funding for small public awareness initiatives to promote awareness of the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and support the work of the Irish 17 October Committee in networking with the groups responsible for the various commemorative initiatives and projects nationwide. This funding is open to anti-poverty organisations and groups working with people experiencing poverty at a national or local level.

CLOSING DATE:25 August 2023

Sports Capital & Equipment Programme

The Sports Capital and Equipment Programme is the government’s primary vehicle for supporting the development of sports facilities and the purchase of non-personal sports equipment. Grants are available to voluntary, not-for profit sports clubs, community groups, National Governing Bodies (NGBs) of sport and local authorities. Third level colleges, Education and Training Boards (ETBs) and schools may only apply for funding jointly with sports clubs or organisations.

CLOSING DATE: 8 September 2023

Meet and Code Fund

The Meet and Code fund is open to registered charities located in the Republic of Ireland.

The planned events must take place between 1 September and 31 October 2023, must be free to attend, and must reach at least 20 young people aged between 8 and 24.

CLOSING DATE: 13 September 2023

The Good Governance Awards

The Good Governance Awards seek to;

Acknowledge, encourage, and promote good governance practice in the area of annual reports and other areas of good governance practice.

Support and encourage the nonprofit sector to use their annual reports and financial statements to showcase their embracement of and adherence to good governance.

Provide practical examples to other organisations as to what an excellent or very good director’s report and financial statements look like.

CLOSING DATE: 13 September 2023

SSGT Civil Society Grant Programme

As part of this work, SSGT is launching a new funding programme in 2023 that aims to contribute to a ‘high energy democracy’ by supporting civil society groups to:

Engage in participative and deliberative democracy initiatives that harness the power of civil society to transform democratic decision-making processes

Develop progressive platforms for collective power and influence which use values-based approaches to identify elements of transformative change

Create spaces for participation and voice, particularly among those who are most marginalised

CLOSING DATE: 14 September 2023

Safefood Community Food Initiatives Funding

Safefood is inviting organisations who are not currently involved in the CFI to apply for funding to deliver an online project, in their own local area, that meets the criteria of the CFI at Home Programme. The purpose of the CFI at Home Programme is to support families in their own homes to develop their cooking skills and healthy eating habits.

CLOSING DATE: 16 September 2023

SSGT Family Matters grant programme

SSGT has developed a strategy for the grant programme which emerged from a Current Context paper, believing that supporting the improvement and development of family-centered approaches in prison and probation systems leads to improved outcomes for all.

CLOSING DATE: 21 September 2023

What Works Building Evidence Fund 2023

The Fund is open to practitioners and service providers working in not-for-profit organisations who work with children, young people, and their families and who have a strong emphasis on prevention and early intervention.

Not-for-profit organisations are invited to submit applications for funding of up to €50,000 for prevention and early intervention projects that will identify gaps in service provision and develop skills for effective monitoring, evaluation, and analysis of prevention and early intervention services.

The Fund further aims to help those working with children, young people, and families to access training on collecting, research, and analysis that improves outcomes for children and young people.

CLOSING DATE: 22 September 2023

ReThink Ireland TikTok Digital Future Fund

The TikTok Digital Future Fund is a €750,000 three-year fund created by Rethink Ireland in partnership with TikTok to enhance the lives of young adults in Ireland. The Fund is part of a €1 million total commitment by TikTok. €250,000 will be granted to Rethink Ireland in TikTok advertising to support fund activities with non-profit organisations in communities.

CLOSING DATE: 22 September 2023

European Youth Foundation Fund

The EYF has a special call to support young people from Ukraine. This initiative responds to the current needs expressed by the Ukrainian authorities and stakeholders in the field of youth.

The special call includes the possibility to apply for pilot activity grants and for international activity grants.

Youth organisations in Ukraine or youth organisations working with young people from Ukraine in the member states of the Council of Europe are invited to submit applications for this special call.

CLOSING DATE: 31 October 2023

Fit for Life Awards

Every year, the Fit for Life Foundation awards grants of EUR 100,000 each to 3 non-profit organizations or social enterprises that are pioneering projects to promote life-long fitness, mobility, and health in aging societies around the world.

CLOSING DATE: 15 February 2024

Local Enterprise Office (LEO)

Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP)

National Women’s Council Awards

Vacant Homes Refurbishment Grant Scheme

Kilkenny Recreation & Sports Partnership

Small Business Vacant Premises Scheme

National Lottery Funding For Good Causes