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PUBLIC PARTICIPATION NETWORK - The Community Call

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION NETWORK – The Community Call

Message from the Department of Rural and Community Development Dear All By way of update, in response to Covid-19, the Government has launched “The Community Call”, a major initiative that links local and national government with the community and voluntary sectors. The Community Call is an unprecedented mobilisation of both state and voluntary resources to…

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Well Fest Creative Communities

The Creative Ireland Waterford Programme, together with the Well Festival of Arts and Wellbeing partners, are delighted to present an online getting-to-know-you session on the theme of arts and wellbeing in Waterford. Showcasing the work of local creative organisations, individuals, and community service providers, this event aims to foster collaboration and spark new initiatives. Presentations…

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Waterford PPN Covid-19 Community Winners

Waterford PPN are delighted to announce the launch of the 2022 Waterford PPN Community & Voluntary Awards. This year’s awards are in collaboration with Waterford City & County Council, Waterford Volunteer Centre, South East Energy Agency, BHP Insurance, Local Link Waterford, Expressway and the Dept of Rural & Community Development.

Invitation to Tender – Strategic Plan Closing 18th Jun, 2021

Waterford Public Participation Network (PPN): Invitation to Tender – Strategic Plan Introduction The Waterford Public Participation Network is a network of community, voluntary, social inclusion and environmental organisations, and is active in Waterford City & County. Public Participation Networks (PPNs) were set up in 2014 as a result of local government reform. There is a PPN in…

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Garda Youth Awards – Closing 8th March 2021

Do you know a young person/persons who deserve recognition for the positive contribution they have made in their community? If so why not nominate them for a Garda Youth Award… Waterford Garda Youth Awards, celebrates outstanding young people between the ages of 13 and 21 years. These awards recognise the fantastic work being done by…

CE Funding from WWETB -Closing Nov 19th

OPEN CALL FOR FUNDING APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATING AGAINST EDUCATIONAL DISADVANTAGE FUND Closing November 19th 2020 Mitigating Against Educational Disadvantage Fund (MAEDF) aim is to provide funding to support educationally disadvantage learners in accessing and participating in community education ELIGIBLE FUNDING CRITERIA Listed as follows are four categories eligible for funding consideration. Applications should be considered…

Back on track: Vision for Community Wellbeing being developed for Waterford City and County

Waterford PPN recommences work on a Vision for Community Wellbeing for Waterford. Virtual workshops to take place throughout November, community groups encouraged to take part. Initiative to support long term community response to Covid-19. What do we need for the wellbeing of the communities across Waterford City and County? That is the question being posed…

Manual for Not-for-Profit Returning to Operations – Covid-19

The decision to return and re-open operations poses a particular challenge for the not-for-profit sector. This manual provides a generic template by which not-for-profit organisations can structure their return to operations and assemble the documentation required by Covid-19 official guidance. It enables users to work through step by step from beginning to end by completing…