Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Inviting Applications for Public Awareness Funding

Deadline: 31 August 2018

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection is inviting applications for its Public Awareness Funding to support anti-poverty groups to organise local, regional or national activities to promote awareness of the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and to mark this day in 2018.

The UN theme for this year’s commemorations is “Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity”.

Funding Information

Total funding available is approximately €55,000.00 the maximum amount of funding available under this initiative is €3,000.00 per proposal.

Eligible Activities

Once-off initiatives with a national, regional or local focus and aim:

  • to create public awareness of the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty;
  • to create public awareness of poverty in Ireland;
  • to involve people at risk of, or experiencing poverty;
  • to express solidarity with the fight to eradicate poverty globally.

Ineligible Activities

Please note that the scheme cannot fund:

  • Annual reports, newsletters or other promotional materials;
  • Conferences, seminars, or similar;
  • Research or policy analysis;
  • Salary costs for core staff;
  • A group’s ongoing project or running costs such as rent, utilities etc.;
  • Work that has already happened;
  • Any other project or costs outside of the scope of the guidelines set down by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection for this programme.

Eligibility Criteria

  • This funding is open to anti-poverty organisations and groups working with people experiencing poverty at national or local level.
  • The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection will NOT accept applications from profit making or trading companies, individuals, local and community development companies, local authorities or statutory bodies or any bodies outside the Republic of Ireland.

Please note: groups that have received funding from the Social Inclusion Division under previous initiatives need to have all associated requirements satisfactorily completed, otherwise funding for 2018 may not be considered.

How to Apply

Applicants can download the application form via given website.

Eligible Country: Ireland

For more information, please visit Public Awareness Funding.

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