Caring Communities Grant Round 5 Now Open

The Caring Communities is the current grants strategy for 2013 to 2015 of the Community Foundation for Ireland, with grants targeted at very specific areas. This round invites applications from groups providing Emergency Home Respite for Family Carers.

Who can apply:
Not-for-profit organisations based in the Republic of Ireland, who believe they have a project which meets the criteria. In particular they are looking for projects which provide emergency and out of hours home respite to family carers.

How to apply:
Download the Criteria and complete the online application form for your category. The Foundation has introduced a new online grant application form in 2015. All applications must be submitted using the online application form. They will not consider applications which do not meet the stated criteria and therefore it is strongly recommend that you read the criteria before completing the application form.

Closing Date for Applications is 4.30p.m. on March 6th 2015

 

The Older Persons Fund

The Older Persons’ Fund is a long term philanthropic fund which promotes the civic engagement of older people, as a means of working towards making a difference in their communities. Round 3 is now open for applications.

Who can apply:
Not-for-profit organisations based in the Republic of Ireland, who believe they have a project which meets the criteria. In particular they are looking for projects which support:

A. INCLUSION OF OLDER PEOPLE IN ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP ROLES

B. SUPPORTING OLDER PEOPLES’ VOICES AT A LOCAL & NATIONAL LEVEL

They will not consider applications which do not meet the stated criteria and therefore it is strongly recommend that you read the criteria before completing the application form.

How to apply:
Download the Criteria and complete the online application form for your category. The Foundation has introduced a new online grant application form in 2015. All applications must be submitted using the online application form.

Closing Date for Applications is 4.30p.m. on March 6th 2015