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Bus Services to bring 73% of Residents in Waterford within 400mts of Services – Have Your Say

Waterford Public bus services to be extended to new areas, bringing bus services within 400 metres walk of 73% of residents. Consultation on the draft new network will run for 6 weeks and ends on the 16th of August 2024. An Post will deliver up to 40,000 information booklets to residents and businesses along the…

Secretariat Committee Vacancies

Waterford WPPN are inviting organisations/groups affiliated with the PPN to join the Secretariat Committee, the administrative arm of the PPN. It is a flat structure, meaning there are no officers. It is the point of contact between the community & Waterford City & County Council and it represents the 700+ PPN member groups. Vacancies at…

Community Policing Representatives Vacancies

Waterford WPPN are inviting organisations/groups affiliated with the PPN to nominate community representatives to represent the communities of Waterford on the Waterford Community Safety Partnership: – 1 x Voluntary Sector Rep– Dungarvan/Lismore MD & Community Pillar – 1 x Resident Group/Association Rep – Waterford City South, Waterford City East or Tramore/Waterford City West MDs –…

All Funding & Grants Booklet – June/July

Funding for nonprofits in Waterford. A collaboration by Waterford City & County Council, Waterford PPN and The Wheel, this bi monthly funding booklet reflects both local and national funding opportunities. All information is quoted directly from funder website / literature.   Members of Waterford PPN can receive a copy by emailing: waterfordppn@gmail.com

Closes 29th of August – Community Centres Fund

Grants of up to €100,000 available to upgrade existing Community Centres Wide range of works eligible for funding including Refurbishment of Kitchens & Toilets, Upgrades to Windows & Doors, Energy Efficiency Upgrades & Improving access for people with disabilities Who can apply? Applications can be from Community Organisations, for the purposes of improving community centres….

FAQs – Community Centre Fund 2024

WATCH the video on the Community Centres Investment Fund Refurbishment Grant Information Session. Category 1: Small scale projects/improvements to facilities – €10,000 to €25,000 Category 2 Larger scale projects – €25,001 to €100,000 Additional events will be held in July and August to support you with the CCIF application process. Please refer to gov –…

Good Governance Awards

Any nonprofit organisation in Ireland, whether a charity, company, sports club or community association, can enter its annual report and financial statements into the Awards for free and it will receive individual feedback to help improve future annual reports. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony in November. Nonprofits with an annual income of less than €100,000…

Did You Know We are 10 Years Old !

Waterford Public Participation Network is the designated networking and representational body of community groups, organisation & clubs etc. in Waterford City & County. This year sees PPNs nationally reach ten years in existence and this week we at Waterford PPN honour the decade long service we have provided to communities across Waterford. Muriel Tobin, Waterford…

Community-Based CCTV Grant Aid Scheme-Ongoing

The scheme supports communities and local authorities who wish to install and maintain CCTV security systems in their area to increase public safety and to deter illegal or anti-social behaviour. The maximum grant available for each CCTV system is €45,000. How to qualify Any proposed community CCTV system must: be approved by the local Joint…

Hospital Saturday Fund – Rolling Deadline

Giving grants towards medical capital projects, medical care or research and in support of medical training. The Hospital Saturday Fund will also consider grants for running costs. The Hospital Saturday Fund will consider giving grants to registered medical health charities within the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. The Hospital Saturday Fund will also consider…