The Older Persons’ Fund is a long-term philanthropic fund which promotes the civic engagement of older people, as a means of working towards making a difference in their communities

This year there are two categories that you may apply for a grant under:

  • 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

Full details and application forms at : https://www.communityfoundation.ie/grants/types-of-grants/the-older-persons-fund

A hint from Sligo PPN : be sure to tie in any application you make to the local PPN and also the Sligo Age Friendly Programme. For help and advice call us in the PPN office on 071 91 14425

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