The Ireland Funds: Seeking Letters of Inquiry for Flagship Investments Grant Program

Deadline: 10 March 2017

The Ireland Funds is seeking Letters of Inquiry for its Flagship Investments Grant program to provide grants for core funding, capacity building or programme costs for non-profit organizations working within one of their key programme areas of Arts & Culture, Community Development, Education and Peace & Reconciliation.

The Ireland Funds aim is to improve the quality and sustainability of existing programmes, or to help scale initiatives that are already having an impact.

Funding Priorities

The Ireland Funds has identified a number of priorities for the Flagship Investments Grant Round.

  • Community Development
  • Peace & Reconciliation
  • Education
  • Arts & Culture

Funding Information

The Flagship Grant Round will award up to €/£100,000 in financial support over a two year period. Additional non-financial supports will also be provided.

Eligibility Criteria

Not-for profit organizations operating in Ireland and Northern Ireland may apply to the Flagship Investments Grants Round provided the organization:

  • Is a registered with the Charities Regulator or with the Charities Commission for Northern Ireland
  • Is signed up to the Fundraising Code of Practice (if applicable for Republic of Ireland non-profits)
  • Is compliant with the Governance Code (for Republic of Ireland non-profits)
  • Publishes SORP compliant annual accounts
  • Will provide its strategic plan and management accounts for the previous year.

In selecting organizations to complete an application form for Flagship Funding, The Ireland Funds will priorities organizations that:

  • Are established, well-managed, and financially viable organizations that operate effective programmes that fit within their four key programme areas
  • Have developed specific and realistic short and long-term goals
  • Can demonstrate how a core support grant could have a measurable impact on their organizational and programmatic capacity and sustainability
  • Have a solid track record of funding from The Ireland Funds

How to Apply

All Letters of Inquiry must be sent via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit The Ireland Funds.

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