PI NEWS: Funding and Grant Opportunities

UPDATED 7th September*

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CONNECTING COMMUNITIES GRANT PROGRAMME VIA ST. STEPHENS GREEN TRUST

SSGT have opened applications for a limited grant programme for activities for children (Strand 1: Activities for Children living in DP), which will require the applicant group to get matched funding. Strand 2 of the Connecting Communities — Speak Up Speak Out — grant programme will take a broader approach to supporting positive change for people living in direct provision. SSGT also welcomes projects which support the voice of asylum seekers in Northern Ireland.

This grant programme is now open with a deadline for receipt of applications of Fri 25th Sept 2020. For more information click here.

COMIC RELIEF FUND, VIA THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR IRELAND

DEADLINE: 30th September 2020

RTÉ and Kite Entertainment came together to host RTÉ does Comic Relief. The night of entertainment raised over €5.5million for the Community and Voluntary sector. The funds raised will focus on the recovery and rebuilding of Ireland. The fund will focus on supporting non-profit organisations that provide key services and supports to vulnerable individuals who have been affected by Covid-19 across the whole of the Republic of Ireland.

Organisations can apply to one or both of the following strands: Demand for Digital & Adapt and Response.

To find out more information on how to apply click here.

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