Applications Open For 2018 HSE National Lottery Grants

Applications have opened for organisations and community groups involved in healthcare to apply for this year’s round of HSE National Lottery Good Causes Grants. Almost 1,300 projects received more than €3.9 million in grants ranging from €500 to €10,000 last year. The grants have been vital in helping organisations to continue and expand the provision […]

350,000 Euro in Funding and Support Available for People with the Best Ideas and Projects to Tackle Social Problems

A Geodesic Dome; A Rickshaw Service for the Elderly; A Solution to the Housing Crisis – just some of the ideas that have won funding and support so far. What will the Irish population think of this year? SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS IRELAND has launched a callout for people across the country with ideas to tackle social […]

Deadline Extended for community food growing grant applications for Energia Get Ireland Growing funding pool

Community food growing is at the heart of GIY (Grow it Yourself) and, thanks to Energia a fund of €75,000 is available to apply for now. Due to the phenomenal response to the Energia Get Ireland Growing, the deadline has been extended until the 26th of January. Grants of between €500 and €5,000 are available […]

Family Resource Centres receive €2.1 million in additional funding

Family Resource Centres around the country are receiving an additional €2.120 million in funding to fund small works and the upgrading of equipment. The ‘one-off’ funding is being provided through Tusla – Child and Family Agency and according to the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone shows that support for such centres […]

Groups invited to apply for up to €5,000 through national arts and youth scheme

Deadline for applications: Friday 28th July 2017 The Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme will see local projects nationwide receive grants of up to €5,000 Both Minister for Children and Director of Arts Council commend initiative Local groups in every county are being encouraged to apply for funding under the Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme 2017. […]

Member of Council of State Ruairí McKiernan launches stirring call to action #NewIrelandRising

Sunday April 24th is the 100th anniversary of the start of the 1916 Rising and the reading of the proclamation. To mark it social campaigner and member of the Council of State Ruairí McKiernan has released a powerful short video called ‘A New Ireland Rising’. It is a stirring reflection on 1916 and a call […]

Host your own coffee mornings in aid of Irish Seed Savers 2016

Host a coffee morning this Spring. Spend with friends, family and neighbours, drink coffee and tea, and invite guests to bring a treat to share. Download our seed catalogue, poster, and order forms from our website, or give us a call and we will send you a pack so you can host your own event. […]

Pieta House calls on people to look out for each other after Christmas

Suicide and self-harm charity Pieta House has called on people to be mindful of each other as we make the sometimes difficult transition from Christmas into January and the New Year. This comes as the charity reports a massive increase in calls for its services in January every year.       “Christmas is a […]

Cloughjordan Ecovillage Hosting Two Ecolearn Events in October

Community Living Cloughjordan Ecolearn hosts ‘Community Living’, on Saturday 3rd October, 11am-5pm in Cloughjordan Ecovillage Resilience Centre. We offer a day of learning on the theme of community, not just as a place to live, but also as a source of our well being, an enabler of resilience in the face of climate change and […]

Host a coffee morning in Offaly this Daffodil Day – Friday March 27th

One in three of us will face cancer, and by raising money for Daffodil Day you will help the Irish Cancer Society make sure no one has to face cancer alone. Hosting a coffee morning for Daffodil Day is the perfect chance to catch up over a cup of coffee. Last year there were 293 […]

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