The Ireland Funds: Seeking Applications for Small Grant Round 2017

Deadline: 24 March 2017

The Ireland Funds is accepting applications for its Small Grant Round 2017 in order to contribute needed funds to a wide range of organisations working across the island of Ireland.

Funding Priorities

  • Community Development: invest in local communities by supporting initiatives that contribute to:
    • Positive mental and physical health
    • Supporting vulnerable members of society
    • Community integration
    • Sport and leisure opportunities
    • Protection of the natural environment
  • Peace & Reconciliation: support communities in Northern Ireland by prioritising initiatives that contribute to:
    • Improved intercommunity relations
    • New opportunities in education, employment and personal development
  • Education: support programmes that contribute to:
    • Equality of access to a broad range of educational opportunities for people of all ages
    • Increased access to participation to third-level education
  • Arts & Culture: support the promotion of arts and culture by prioritising initiatives that contribute to:
    • Community arts initiatives
    • Increased access to a art forms and collections
    • Cultural awareness and understanding

Grant Information

The maximum amount one can request is €/£7,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only not-for-profit and charitable organisations with an annual income of less than€/£1,000,000 can apply for funding.
  • Organisations with an annual turnover exceeding this amount are not eligible for funding in the Small Grant Round.
  • Grants will not be made to individuals.
  • Organisations may submit only one application.
  • Applications must only be submitted electronically through our website. Hard copy or emailed applications will not be accepted.
  • Only organisations based within the 32 counties of Ireland and Northern Ireland are eligible to apply.
  • The project or activity for which you are seeking funding must take place within the 32 counties of Ireland.
  • Grants will not be made to organisations for projects which have been completed, or for the repayment of debt.
  • Shortlisted applicants must provide a copy of the organisation’s governing document (e.g. Constitution, Memorandum of Articles of Association) and the most recent set of Audited Accounts or bank statements before a grant is drawn down.
  • A specific sum of money must be sought (not exceeding £/€7,000)

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: Ireland

For more information, please visit Small Grant 2017.

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