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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 PPN and LAWPRO Online Meeting – Kilkenny Rivers Under Threat

By |2021-11-12T11:35:46+00:00November 12th, 2021|Events, News|

          Kilkenny’s Rivers are under threat from Pollution   A PPN community group meeting, organised by the Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) and facilitated by Kilkenny PPN, will take place on Tuesday 23rd of November 2021 at 7pm. The purpose is to discuss the issues affecting water quality in Kilkennyrivers, andwhat is proposed to protect and restore them. If you are concerned about the condition of your local river. Please join the meeting and have your say. Water quality in our rivers, lakes, groundwater, and coastal waters have [...]

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Yulefest Funding Application 2021

By |2021-11-02T14:27:39+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Events, Grants and Funding, News|

            YULEFEST 2021 COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT FUNDING SCHEME Deadline 19th of November. Yulefest - Christmas in Kilkenny 2021 is offering grant-aid to enable towns and villages in the Municipal Districts of Kilkenny to enhance the 2021 Christmas experience for everyone in their area. Applications can only be submitted by established local community groups. Individuals cannot apply. The funding is available to community organisations to dress and light your town or village or create an outdoor public Christmas experiences or events which would be accessible and applicable [...]

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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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National Water Safety Awareness Week June 14th -June 20th

By |2021-06-18T14:33:28+01:00June 18th, 2021|Events, News, Public interest|

National Water Safety Awareness Week takes place from June 14th – June 20th 2021. During the week, Water Safety Ireland’s national campaign will communicate important water safety messages to the Irish public. The central theme for this year is ‘Better Safe, Than Sorry’ – reminding us all to take necessary care when on, near or in water. Further details can be found at www.watersafety.ie/national-water-safety-awareness-week/  

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