Category: News

January PPN Newsletter Out now

Our January edition of the PPN Newsletter is out now! We draw your attention to our Fundraising and our mental health workshops taking place in January.  We also highlight the funding opportunities now available to community groups through the Community Support Scheme. Happy Reading! January Newsletter (1)_compressed (1)  


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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Galway County PPN Annual Report 2020

Dear PPN Members, we are delighted to present the County Galway PPN Annual report which depicts the work of the PPN in 2020. This report was officially presented to the PPN Plenary on 19 November 2020. Your feedback and comments are welcome. Read the report here: PPN Plenary Report_30 Nov

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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Healthy Ireland at Your Library- Galway Public Libraries

Your local library is a community and cultural hub with exciting events and activities throughout the year.  Galway Public Library service has 29 branch libraries and a mobile library which travels throughout the county.  A schools’ library service supports over 230 primary schools in the county and city.   Your library membership enables you to…
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PPN & GRETB provide ‘5 Ways to Wellbeing’ workshops in January

The Galway County PPN and Community Education Service of GRETB are delighted to host a series of Mental Health and Well-being workshops for the community in January 2021. These workshops aim to promote positive mental health in Community Groups. Together with expert trainers from Mental Health Ireland, participants are invited to attend one of the…
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December Newsletter Out now

The Galway Co PPN are delighted to share with you the December edition of the PPN Newsletter along with the latest Fundingpoint Newsletter. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!   Read the Newsletter here: December Newsletter 2020 Fundingpoint Newsletter: Fundingpoint – Galway PPN, Dec 2020 – Jan 2021…
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Healthy Galway 21 Day Walking Challenge

Adults of all ages should be physically active at a moderate intensity for at least 30 minutes a day, five times a week, aiming for 150 minutes a week. Healthy Galway is challenging you to increase your daily step count and walking minutes as part of the Keep Well Campaign. During this time, it is…
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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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Keep Well Advice Booklet with Info for Older Adults launched!

The HSE and Galway County Council have launched a Keep Well during Covid-19 information booklet. This local initiative, aimed at older adults, is part of the Government Living Well During Covid Campaign. This originated from frontline clinicians in the HSE in consultation with Galway County Council about the affects that the pandemic is having on…
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