Fundingpoint Cork – Grant Schemes and Deadlines, March to May

For full information and details for each grant, please click the download button below.

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland – The Academy
This six-day programme, over the course of six months, will provide you with the support and direction you need to help you to kick-start your idea and take the next steps.
– Deadline: 19 March 2019

Energy for Generations Fund
Charities working in the areas of suicide prevention, homelessness and education access and support can apply to the Fund for project specific funding.
– Deadline: 22 March 2019 responsibility

Foras na Gaeilge – Summer Camp Scheme
This is a nonprofit scheme to keep the camp fees low for the young people. Grants are provided out of public funding, and Foras na Gaeilge has statutory duties to ensure value for money for all funded projects. Particularly welcoming applications from organisations located in areas recognised in Government strategies or legislation.
– Deadline: 22 March 2019

Loreto Foundation Fund
The Loreto Foundation Fund supports groups which are of benefit to, and improve the lives of, the most vulnerable in Irish society. The focus for 2019 and 2020 is homelessness and so the fund will only fund groups that are working in this area.
– Deadline: 31 March 2019

World of Children Awards
It is important to recognize that our children are the world’s largest voiceless minority, as well as its most important asset. The World of Children seeks to give this minority a voice by making children’s issues central to the future of all societies around the world. All Award funds go to support the proven and sustainable programs initiated/managed by the winners.
– Deadline: 31 March 2019

EPA – Event Support Grants
The Environmental Protection Agency provides funding to support science, technology, research and innovation projects through grant-aid to third level institutions, state agencies, government departments, local and regional authorities, the private sector and individuals.
– Deadline: 31 March 2019

EYF Grants – Annual Work Plan Grant
Its purpose is to encourage co-operation among young people in Europe by providing financial support to such European youth activities which serve the promotion of peace, understanding and co-operation in a spirit of respect for the Council of Europe’s fundamental values such as human rights, democracy, tolerance and solidarity.
– Deadline: 1 April 2019

EYF Grants – International Activity Grant
International meeting of young people or youth leaders in Europe which contribute to the work of the youth sector of the Council of Europe in topic, methodology and with a clear European dimension.
– Deadline: 1 April 2019

The Hospital Saturday Fund Charity
The Hospital Saturday Fund was founded in 1873, at a time when poverty, overcrowding and ill- health were prevalent and little help was available for those needing costly hospital care.
– Deadline: 3 April 2019

Foras na Gaeilge – Youth Events Scheme
Foras na Gaeilge is providing funding for appropriate Youth Events programmes (which must contain a minimum of 12 sessions) through Irish for young people (3 to 18 years of age).
– Deadline: 5 April 2019

The Ireland Funds – Small Grants & Flagship Investment Grants
The mission is to be the largest worldwide network of people of Irish ancestry and friends of Ireland dedicated to raising funds to support programs of peace and reconciliation, arts and culture, education and community development throughout the island of Ireland.
– Deadline TBC

Human Rights and Equality Grant Scheme 2019
Supporting activities in Ireland that advance economic andsocial rights and equality in relation to the prioritised areas of:`
1. Housing/Accommodation; 2. Health and Decent work.
– Deadline: 15 April work/human-rights-and-equality-grants-scheme/

Social Innovation Fund Ireland – The Mná na hÉireann, Women of Ireland Fund
The first fund in Ireland to support charities and social enterprises that seek to enhance the economic mobility of women, and is designed specifically to equip these organisations to expand their business acumen, drive growth and deepen their impact across Ireland.
– Deadline: 18 April 2019

Koch Foundation Grants
The Koch Foundation is an independent, private Catholic family foundation that administers grants for projects and programs that spread the Catholic faith, using its endowment to support evangelization activities.
– Deadline: 1 May 2019

Social Innovation Fund Ireland – Ignite Fund
The objective of the Ignite Fund is to sparkmeaningful social impact in communities across Ireland by providing support to some of the most innovative charities and social enterprises. 
– Deadline: 6 May 2019

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People Grants
the DM Thomas Foundation for Young People (DMTFYP) is able to reach directly into communities and offer help where it is needed, as a funder to smaller charities and organisations that may be otherwise overlooked.
– Deadline: 7 May 2019

Kinsale Community Energy Project- March 7th

Fantastic turnout and support for the launch of the Kinsale Community Energy Project, on March 7th, which was hosted by Transition Town Kinsale. There was at least 60 + people, young and old, including local residents and businesses from within the community. The Chamber was represented by Kilcaw House B&B, Actons Hotel and The Trident Hotel, who openly supported the project by offering to take part in The Energy Master Plan for the area.

For further information on reviewing your energy costs or upgrading your business or property to a more sustainable and energy efficient system, please find attached form for download or contact:

Donal Chambers: 087 641 7924

Elizabeth Creed:  087 2894077,

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