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Winter Newsletter

Winter Newsletter

  CLICK HERE to read our winter newsletter outlining some of the great events happening around the community over the coming months

Sligo PPN AGM 2019

Sligo PPN AGM 2019

Our 2019 AGM takes place on 27 November in the Radisson Hotel, Sligo Registration and voting from 6.30 with the meeting starting at 7pm Please rsvp to Sligo PPN by 22 November : 071 91 14430 / ppn@sligococo.ie  

JOHN SWEENEY ON CLIMATE CHANGE

JOHN SWEENEY ON CLIMATE CHANGE

The Sligo PPN environment college were lucky enough to entice Professor John Sweeney to act as keynote speaker at a recent Climate Change in Sligo event. To watch John's speech in full CLICK HERE

Digital Skills For Citizens

Digital Skills For Citizens

The internet is a wonderful resource and it's for everybody. However, almost one in seven adults living in Ireland have never used the internet. The 'Digital Skills for Citizens' Programme focuses on supporting and empowering citizens to participate fully in Ireland's...

Ireland Funds Small Grants Round 2019

The Ireland Funds Small Grants Round 2019 is now OPEN For information and applications go to:  https://irelandfunds.org/grants/ The grants support a range of not-for-profits & community organisations across Ireland

Vision For Community Wellbeing

Vision For Community Wellbeing

BACKGROUND Wellbeing is an increasingly common term that can describe wider conditions than good physical and mental health, which we need as individual and communities to have a better quality of life, a healthier environment and increased prosperity. Some of these...

Community Insurance Impact Survey

Community Insurance Impact Survey

PPNs around the country have been working to assess the impact that rising insurance costs are having on the community and voluntary sector. Over 750 community groups have completed the survey with some startling results that show the crisis these costs are having on...

OPEN CALL CULTURE NIGHT 2019

Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. This year, it will take place on Fri 20 September 2019. On Culture Night venues of all shapes and sizes, host cultural events late into the night. Special and unique...

Energy for Generations Fund

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

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 https://www.facebook.com/sligoppn/videos/303014383678973/

Sligo Draft Climate Adaptation Plan

Sligo Draft Climate Adaptation Plan

Sligo County Council have launched the Sligo Draft Climate Adaptation Plan Do not miss your chance to influence how we help protect the natural environment for future generations make a submission to climate@sligococo.ie by 26 July

Patagonia Environmental Grants

Patagonia funds only environmental work. We are most interested in making grants to organizations that identify and work on the root causes of problems and that approach issues with a commitment to long-term change. Because we believe that the most direct path to real...

EPA – Event Support Grants

EPA - Event Support Grants The Environmental Protection Agency provides funding to support science, technology, research and innovation projects through grant-aid to third level institutions, state agencies, government departments, local and regional authorities, the...

Sligo Funding Digest March – May 2019

Sligo Funding Digest March – May 2019

Click here to check out the latest funding digest put together by The Wheel and brought to you by Sligo PPN Take a look and see if any of the funding opportunities on offer might be able to support your group to develop, grow and change the community around you

Sligo PPN : Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals

Sligo PPN : Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals

On 25 September 2015, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Last Thursday, Sligo PPN brought these...

Heritage Linkage Group Event

Heritage Linkage Group Event

On 7th February Sligo PPN Heritage Linkage Group hosted the event: Promoting Sligo’s Heritage – An Information & Networking Opportunity This event offered a report on the implementation of the County Sligo Heritage Plan during 2018, as well as highlighting the...

Event Greening Guide

Event Greening Guide

Check out this fantastic, practical and budget friendly guide produced by the PPN Environment College If you are planning a festival or event please take a read to see how you can ensure that your event is friendlier to the environment while still remaining fabulous...

X-HALE 2019 Short Film Competition Grant Call

The Irish Cancer Society is now inviting youth groups, clubs services, projects and Youthreach / Community Training Centres to apply for an X-HALE 2019 Short Film Competition grant. Since 2011, the Irish Cancer Society has provided funding, training and resources to...

OLDER PERSONS FUND

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...

Sligo PPN Promotional Video

Sligo PPN Promotional Video

Please take a few minutes to check out our fantastic new promotional video below which highlights to community groups around the county the benefits of joining Sligo PPN. Special thanks to Stephen Hallinan who produced the video for us and to all the community groups...

Street Feast Sligo 2018

Street Feast Sligo 2018

Read the fantastic report from Street Feast Sligo 2018 and see how local communities have been celebrating together through food CLICK HERE for full report

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