Category Archives: News

Join us at the Connecting Communities Roadshows! – Register Here to Join Us !

Coming to a venue near you ! Join us at the Connecting Communities Roadshows! Are you looking to establish or develop a community group, to secure funding opportunities for your community, or just interested in making your community the best possible place to live? Come along to the Connecting Communities Roadshows, where you can meet…

RTÉ Toy Show Appeal 2024 – Closes 14th March

Children and family charities with an annual income of €10,000 to €500,000 may apply to the Community Grants Round. Children and family charities with an annual income of more than €500,000 may apply to the Impact Grants Round. Please read through the criteria thoroughly before applying for funding. Links to our online application forms can…

The Social Innovation Regeneration Fund – Closes 26th of April

UPDATE: As of 1st February 2024, Rethink Ireland has confirmed two changes to the Social Innovation Regeneration Fund as follows: The introduction of a Strand 2 for smaller grants: Rethink Ireland has increased the overall Fund budget and introduced a Strand 2 for smaller grants. Applicants need to secure philanthropic funding commitments to make an application to…

Digital Town Awards 2024 open – Closes 1st of March

The .ie Digital Town Awards are open to community organisations, town groups, regional or national collaboration projects and individual businesses who can demonstrate implementation and impact of digital strategies.  Is there a prize?  With a prize fund of €60,000, the awards provide an opportunity for local towns, businesses and communities to receive well-deserved recognition for…

Local Authority Waters Programme Launches National Photography Competition – closes 15th March

Local Authority Waters Programme Launches National Photography Competition “My favourite waterbody” photo competition launched on World Wetlands Day 2024 Friday, 2nd of February 2024: Today, on World Wetlands Day Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) is launching a nationwide photo competition: “My Favourite Waterbody”. LAWPRO is a national shared service working on behalf of the 31…

On 8th March 2024, Irish citizens will be asked to vote in two referendums to change our Constitution.

What are you being asked to decide on? On 8 March 2024, Irish citizens will be asked to vote in two referendums to change our Constitution. The first Referendum concerns the concept of Family in the Constitution The second Referendum proposes to delete an existing part of the Constitution and insert new text providing recognition…

Recording of Information session on Local Enhancement grant

Waterford PPN in collaboration with Waterford City & County Council held an information session on the recently opened Local Enhancement grant on zoom This information session provides more detail on the online application process Please Click Below for the Recorded Session on Community Grants Applications close 12pm 16th February 2024          …

Age & Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme – Closes Friday 1st March

Grant allocations will be between €250 and €700 The Age & Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme is funded by Sport Ireland and offers financial supports to local clubs, groups and organisations, nationwide who promote increased participation in recreational sport or physical activity for older people. When can I apply for the grant? We are delighted to…

National Training Fund Programme for 2024 –

In collaboration with The Wheel, Carmichael are pleased to announce a new National Training Fund Programme for 2024. The National Training Fund is funded through the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science. There is a range of different programmes to support small to medium sized organisations. NTF Annual Report Support Programme 2024– Fully booked…