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

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Age Action West is looking for Volunteer Tutors for Tubbercurry. The aim of the programme is to make older people comfortable using computers & the internet. Tutoring is 1:1. Basic computer skills needed but patience & good humour also! Training provided.

Funding opportunity! Up to €150,000 available from @EU4Citizens for special Network of Towns projects that promote longterm cooperation amongst nonprofits & local authorities across Europe. Deadline for proposals: 3 March 2020 Apply through this link.

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Latest News & Events

Tax Clearance Advice for Funding Applications

Tax Clearance Advice for Funding Applications

As the 2020 grant rounds open, all groups will need to make sure they have a tax clearance certificate to claim funding CLICK HERE to see our simple guide to getting your tax clearance certificate  

Community Insurance – Questions for Candidates

Community Insurance – Questions for Candidates

Sligo PPN have been working with the Alliance for Insurance Reform to try and reduce insurance costs for community groups. As a general election is called this is your chance to ask candidates how they intend to support the community sector on this issue CLICK HERE...

Latest Update from the Alliance For Insurance Reform

Latest Update from the Alliance For Insurance Reform

Sligo PPN are working closely with the Alliance for Insurance reform to try and highlight and address the negative impact on the sector of escalating insurance premiums. CLICK HERE to read the latest update from the Alliance

Cathaoirleach Launches New Heritage Guide for Sligo

Cathaoirleach Launches New Heritage Guide for Sligo

The new Archaeology Ireland Heritage Guide No. 87 ‘Sligo – a historic urban centre on the Atlantic Coast’ was launched on the 4th December by the Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Cllr. Tom MacSharry.  The new heritage guide traces the evolution of Sligo...


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