Category: Funding

Galway County PPN Newsletter 7 July 2020 & Funding point

Dear PPN Members, Please find below the latest edition of our Newsletter as well as a separate Newsletter with funding information issued in conjunction with the Wheel.ie. This edition introduces 3 of your PPN representatives and includes information on the next Culture Night to be held in September, the Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme as well…
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Minister Ring announces €2 million Community Enhancement Programme and urges communities to engage

CEP provides small grants to enhance facilities in urban and rural communities   Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today announced details of the 2020 Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) and highlighted the potential benefit of the Programme for local communities.   The CEP is funded by the Department of Rural…
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Minister Stanton launches 2020 Communities Integration Fund

€500,000 available for local community projects in 2020   Applications are now open to community groups nationwide who wish to apply for grant funding under the Department of Justice and Equality Communities Integration Fund.   Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration & Integration, David Stanton TD, today announced funding of €500,000 for…
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Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme 2020- apply now.

  Galway County Council issues information and forms for the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme, 2020.   The objective of the Scheme is to provide funding for the development of new outdoor recreational infrastructure and for the necessary repair, enhancement or promotion of existing outdoor recreational infrastructure.   The scheme invests in the physical infrastructure that…
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2020 Town and Village Renewal Scheme Co. Galway

   Expression of Interests Sought   In 2020, the Rural Development Investment Programme, including the Town and Village Renewal Scheme, is being tailored to address the emerging challenges associated with COVID-19, including a new Accelerated Measure.   Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now sought by Galway County Council, from Business Representative Groups, Community and Voluntary…
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CLÁR 2020

Applications now sought for CLÁR 2020. CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Ard-Riachtanais) is a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in areas that experience disadvantage. The aim of CLÁR is to support the sustainable development of identified CLÁR areas with the aim of attracting people to live and…
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Minister Ring confirms availability of funding for TidyTowns Groups

Official Press Release  Wednesday, 20 May 2020   Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has confirmed today (Wednesday, 20 May) that funding which he allocated to support the TidyTowns groups throughout the country this year will still be available to them, even though the 2020 SuperValu TidyTowns competition has had to…
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Revised Deadline! The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Human Rights and Equality Grant Scheme 2020-21

The theme of the Human Rights and Equality Grants Scheme is empowering people (rights-holders) who face the greatest barriers to justice to access their rights. The Scheme is open to civil society organisations, including community and voluntary organisations, trade unions, groups representing geographic communities addressing poverty and social exclusion or communities of interest protected under the 9 equality grounds…
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GALWAY WIND PARK LAUNCHES COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND

SSE Renewables and Greencoat Renewables, joint owners of Galway Wind Park, have  launched a €70,000 COVID-19 response fund to support local communities around the wind farm in Connemara, Co. Galway.   The funding, which is being made immediately available, will support community groups that are currently mobilising a rapid response to support those most-in-need as…
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EU Funding: Make your green idea a reality and apply for LIFE funding

The European Commission has launched its 2020 call for project proposals under the LIFE programme.   The Commission has taken measures to make it easier to apply in times of coronavirus restrictions including extended deadlines.   This year,  the Commission has  earmarked more than €450 million for nature conservation, environmental protection and climate action projects.…
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