Another Canal Cleanup

On Saturday at 11, I'll be joining the Canal Cleanup group at Cross Guns Bridge.  Please come along and help clean up the canal.  

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Film Festival Funding

Did you know that there is European Funding available for Film Festivals?

The total budget available for the co-financing of actions under the scheme is estimated at 3.25M euros

The EU financial contribution will take the form of a lump sum according to the number of European films in the programming between 19,000 and 77,000 euros

There are two deadlines for submission, depending on when the events are scheduled

  • 28/02/2014 for activities starting between 01/05/14 and 31/10/14;
  • 04/07/2014 for activities starting between 01/11/14 and 30/04/15.

Additional Information is available at: http://ec.europa.eu/culture/media/fundings/creative-europe/call_6_en.htm

Grant funding from the National Heritage Council

Are you involved in a non-profit organisations such as environmental NGOs, local community groups or a heritage and preservation societies?

700,000K euros  in Grant Aid for Heritage Projects is now available from the  National Heritage Council to support local projects in the fields of national heritage such as : monuments, archaeological objects, heritage objects, architectural heritage, flora, fauna, wildlife habitats, landscapes, seascapes, wrecks, geology, heritage gardens and parks and inland waterways.

Be quick as the deadline is fast approaching-> January 15th 2014

Further information is at: http://www.heritagecouncil.ie/grants/2014-grant-scheme/

€1 Million in funding for Youth & Community initiatives in 2014, apply online now, Closing date is January 17th!

The IPB Youth & Community Fund is open to all community or voluntary groups, local clubs or associations, not-for-profit and charitable organisations operating at a local level.

The maximum amount for which any one applicant may apply is €15,000. 
Applications for funding between €2,500 - €7,000 and €10,000 - €15,000 will be considered.

There is no requirement to seek matching funding
The application is basically in two main sections covering a number of questions:
a) Basic information about your organisation
b) Basic project information including the name of the initiative, the needs/problems to be addressed, the targeted population and who will benefit from the initiative.
The Fund will not cover? 
The IPB Youth & Community Fund will not cover items such as the purchase of a building or land; fundraising campaigns and appeals; travel; conference, tuition or course fees etc

Apply online at: http://cse.ipb.ie/ct/s.bix?c=8E3AE8DF-F4B7-4B91-8B18-1FA2F98FD539

Closing date is January 17th !!!

Sports Capital Programme

The 2014 Sports Capital Programme will be open for applications from 12 noon on Friday, 17 January 2014.

Organisations must register by 5pm on Friday, 7 February 2014.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday, 28 February 2014.

The Sports Capital Programme is now online in a system called OSCAR (Online Sports Capital Register).

This will be the only way to apply for grants under any future rounds of the Sports Capital Programme.  

Any organisation that wishes to make any future applications must first register online at WWW.SPORTSCAPITALPROGRAMME.IE.  

Register early to ensure that you can apply under future rounds of the SCP.  

Download additional information at: http://tinyurl.com/sportsfunding2014

If you have any further queries, do let me know

New Website

This is my new website.  I am playing with design for a while but more content will appear here soon!