Connect, Collaborate and Consult

 Sligo PPN is a network of community and voluntary groups based in the county. The purpose of the PPN is to empower and assist groups to participate in local decision making. The PPN is the main way through which the community and Sligo County Council share information.

It does not cost anything to register with the PPN and we encourage all eligible community and voluntary groups to join us.

Community Issues

To fully represent its members, it is important for the PPN to be aware of emerging issues facing the Sligo Community.

Please take this opportunity to let us know the issues that you feel are of collective community concern in the county. These issues will then be considered by the PPN Secretariat and re-directed to the most appropriate decision making body through our PPN Representatives Network.

What you tell us will help inform future planning and policy development and will allow us to work with neighbouring counties to build up a bigger picture of the community and voluntary sector in the North West.

Joining the PPN

What’s in it for you?

  • Access to critical information on upcoming funding and grants
  • Ability to apply for funding administered by Sligo County Council
  • Publicity and Promotion of your group across our network and beyond
  • Access to important training opportunities to support you in your work
  • Access to information on decisions and proposals being made in Sligo and the ability to comment on and input to them
  • Opportunity to network with and learn from other organisations in Sligo
  • Opportunity to nominate members to sit on a Board or Committee on behalf of PPN

Latest News & Events

Anti-Litter and Anti-Graffiti Awareness Grant (ALAG) Scheme 2019

  The 2019 Anti-Litter and Anti-Graffiti Awareness Grant (ALAG) Scheme is NOW OPEN for applications. Application forms are available online at: For general information on the Scheme please contact the Environment Section, Sligo County...

Hands for Life Training

Hands for Life: Community CPR Training is an Irish Heart Foundation programme, supported by Abbott and ESB Networks, which offers FREE CPR training in communities across Ireland. Every day in Ireland 13 people die from a cardiac arrest and around 70% of these happen...

Informing Climate Adaptation Planning in Sligo

Sligo County Council has just released it's Draft Climate Adaptation Plan. A critical document for guiding the was we protect our local environment for future generations. There is currently a call out for submissions...

Energy for Generations Fund

ESB's Energy for Generations Fund sees over €2m per year disbursed across a range of community and issues-based initiatives. Each year the Fund awards €1m in direct funding through a quarterly fund to charities working in the areas of suicide prevention, homelessness...

Community Foundation Grant

The Community Foundation of Ireland are inviting community groups who are interested in, or already working on, sustainability projects to apply to the Environment & Nature Fund - Sustainable Communities fund. By implementing local actions focused on national...

Sligo PPN Promotional Video

Check out our PPN promotional video to hear why some of our member groups joined up


View which groups are part of the Sligo PPN


The secretariat manage the PPN on your behalf


See how your voice is heard

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