Category: Funding


Closing Date is 5.00 p.m. on Friday 12th February 2021   Galway County Council through the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) invites applications under the 2nd round of the COVID-19 Emergency Fund from Community Groups / Organisations within the Galway County administrative area.   The Fund will provide grants to Community Groups to assist them: ·       To adapt their…
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Applications are invited from Community and Voluntary “not for profit” Groups for funding towards activities and events which benefit local communities throughout the county, and support sustainable economic, community and cultural development.  Guidelines – Community Support Scheme Guidelines 2021   Support Scheme for Economic Development: ·       Festivals and Participative Events: the aim of this category is to…
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Fundraising Workshop – Developing your fundraising plan for 2021

The last year has been a huge challenge for nonprofits of all sizes. Creating a clear fundraising plan is the key to your organisation surviving and thriving in these difficult times. This workshop will lead you through the process of building a fundraising plan that makes the best of your organisations strengths. It will include:…
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€1.5 million available for heritage-led regeneration of towns in 2021

The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and the Heritage Council continue support for Ireland’s Historic Towns. A total of €1.5 million has been allocated for the heritage-led regeneration of towns around the country. The funds, which will be released next year, will be particularly welcome by urban areas hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. The…
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Christmas Grants Scheme

Galway County PPN are delighted to announce our Keep Well Christmas Grants Scheme!   In line with the Governments announcement of the National “Keep Well” Campaign, Galway County PPN want to play our part in helping our Member Groups to keep your communities well while we continue to stay apart, particularly over this Christmas period.…
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Healthy Ireland Fund Community Mental Health Small Grants Scheme 2020

Closing Date is 4.00 p.m. on Friday 30th October 2020. Healthy Ireland is a government led initiative aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of everyone living in Ireland and is administered by the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) in each local authority area.  Galway County Council, on behalf of Galway County LCDC, is inviting applications for the Healthy Ireland…
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October Newsletter out now!

Dear PPN members, Please find below the latest version of our PPN Newsletter. This months edition is packed with info on Funding and training along with updates from our PPN member groups! Our October issue of the PPN Newsletter is out now!  

Funding for social inclusion week available

Galway County Social Inclusion Week 2020 is 19th October – 25th October. The aim of Social Inclusion Week is to increase awareness and understanding of inclusion and diversity in County Galway. It is about highlighting the positive work that community and voluntary groups are doing to reduce social exclusion, social isolation and poverty. The theme this year…
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Calling community groups in the Galway East!

Are you and your local group and interested in finding out more about Biodiversity and how your group can make a difference in your local area? Galway Rural Developments (GRD) and Burrenbeo Trust are looking to recruit 6 community groups across South and East Galway to participate in a COMMUNITY BIODIVERSITY TRAINING AND AWARENESS PROGRAMME.…
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Round 2 of the Community Enhancement Programme launched

Round 2 of the Community Enhancement Programme will provide capital grants towards the maintenance, improvement and upkeep of Community Centres and Community Buildings – similar expenditure on other community facilities will also be allowed.   Galway County LCDC has received an allocation of €159,940 under this national €5m fund and applications are now invited from…
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