HELPFUL FUNDING RESOURCES

The following is information and advice that will help your community group when applying for funding:

Community Tool Box

Resources to help assess community needs and resources, addressing social determinants, engaging stakeholders, action planning, building leadership, improving cultural competency, planning an evaluation, and sustaining your efforts over time.

A list of Social Finance Funders

Sometimes it is not possible to access a grant for the project your group wants to undertake. In some cases, groups can access low cost finance if they have the capacity to generate income to repay this.

Sustainable Communities: A Funding Handbook for Community Led Groups

This is a handbook produced by The Wheel and the EPA for community-led groups throughout Ireland, both urban and rural. It provides practical information for ensuring that your group has sufficient funding in order to function, both now and into the future. It is therefore likely to be of particular relevance to those who govern and manage your group’s affairs.

Open Government Toolkit

This Toolkit to Open Government provides practical information and insights into how public decision-making works.  It consists of  ten guides based on government policy, public spending, local government, decision making, the European Union and so on.

Sligo Get Funding Ready – Helpful Hints for writing a grant applications

 

TAX CLEARANCE CERTS

If you are applying for grants or being paid by official organisations, your voluntary group may need a tax number just like an individual. This allows you to get Tax Clearance for the group. The process is quite simple. Once you have the number you will be asked to file a return each year. PDF of FORM 

 

National PPN Network Insurance Survey Report

National PPN Network Insurance Survey Report

Following increasing concerns from out member groups, the national PPN network recently undertook a survey to assess the impact of rising insurance premiums on the community and voluntary sector. With nearly 800 responses, the feedback highlights the increased...

Climate Change In Sligo

Climate Change In Sligo

Keynote Speaker : Professor John Sweeney Hear the real facts about climate change. What this means for Sligo and how the county plans to respond. Take the opportunity to put your questions to the experts and learn about what is on offer to help all sectors make the...

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...

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...

National PPN Network Insurance Survey Report

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...

The Arts Council – Open Call

The Arts Council – Open Call

The Arts Council announces an Open Call to the artists and arts organisations of Ireland to create collaborative ground breaking projects of ambition, impact and scale that encourage discourse, provocation or response to place and identity as part of contemporary...

Ecclesiastical – Movement for Good Awards

Ecclesiastical – Movement for Good Awards

Putting giving directly into the hands of remarkable organisations that are changing people’s lives for the better. Open to eligible charities registered in the UK and Republic of Ireland which support a cause that communities care about. . How to Apply The £50,000...

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