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Six local social enterprises received funding and supports at the Dublin City Social Enterprise Awards. These social enterprises are actively working to address important issues and achieve a social, societal or environmental impact, rather than maximising profits for owners or shareholders. The issues that the awardee social enterprises are seeking to address include:
News Sport
Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin TD, Minister of State for Sport and the Gaeltacht Jack Chambers and Sport Ireland have reaffirmed their ongoing commitment with funding in supporting the development and enhancement of National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGB). Further to Sport Ireland’s established investment
Culture Education News
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, have announced €700,000 in funding for library supports. The funding, under the Dormant Accounts Action Plan, is designed to assist libraries in reaching out to older people, children from disadvantaged
News Tourism
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced funding of almost €6 million to develop 200 outdoor adventure projects across Rural Ireland. The investment, under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS), will be key to enhancing our outdoor amenities such as our walkways, cycleways, rivers, lakes and beaches. It will also
Education News
The government has announced a suite of measures designed to help families with school-going children with back to school costs. Department of Social Protection The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance, administered by the Department of Social Protection is being increased by €100 for each eligible child under the scheme. Consequently, the amount being […]
Culture News
The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, has announced that applications can now be made for funding from the LGBTI+ Community Services fund. The 2022 LGBTI+ Community Services Funding Call is an important element in supporting the implementation of the National LGBTI+ Inclusion Strategy, which was published on 28 November
News Tourism
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has announced €300,000 in funding to 19 local agri-food tourism projects. The funding is made available under the 2022 Rural Innovation and Development Fund through the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Minister McConalogue said, “I am delighted to announce the successful projects which have
Council Partners Financial News
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, has announced a new funding stream to support Local Authorities to purchase vacant buildings which can be converted and developed for community use. The funding, which is being made available under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme, aims to support the continued regeneration of our rural […]
Council Partners News
Fingal Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) has approved over €300,000 in grant funding to community and voluntary groups across the county under the 2022 Community Activities Fund (CAF). Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development, the 2022 scheme was launched nationally by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and
Council Partners Culture News
Cork County Council has announced the allocation of over €140,000 in funding through its 2022 Arts Grants Scheme for artists and arts organisations. Following a second difficult year for the county’s arts sector, the funding provided to 105 artists and arts organisations in this year’s scheme will help to further revitalise the county’s arts sector. […]
Council Partners Culture News
The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, has announced funding of €2 million for local authorities in 2022 to support their leading role in developing community-led commemorative activities for the final phase of the Decade of Centenaries Programme. €50,000 will be allocated to every local authority to support their […]