Deadline: 23 March 2017
The Community Foundation for Ireland is seeking applications for its Older Persons’ Fund 2017 in order to promote the civic engagement of older people, as a means of working towards making a difference in their communities. The Older Person’s Fund seeks to realise the benefits of this changing demographic by building a long term sustainable fund to support older people’s voices at a local and national level and their capacity to engage fully in all strands of society.
The mission of The Older Persons’ Fund will be to support strategic community based and national activities promoting Older People as Active Citizens and Advocates – including influencing policy, community decision-making processes, leadership, negotiation and other ways to give greater “voice” to Older People.
- Inclusion of older people in active citizenship roles – Grants of up to €7,500 will be available to organisations working towards inclusion of older people in active citizenship roles
- Supporting older peoples’ voices at local & national level – Grants of up to €7,500 will available to organisations working towards supporting older peoples’ engagement in advocacy.
Not-for-profit organisations based in the Republic of Ireland are eligible to apply.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply online given website.
Eligible Country: Ireland
For more information, please visit The Community Foundation for Ireland.