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Social Enterprises Community and Voluntary Groups Sports Organisations

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership CLG is hosting an Information Seminar for Social Enterprises, Community and Voluntary Groups in our region.  Our seminar will focus on the core issues affecting the wider social economy, the encouragement of social and community enterprises, and the continuing development of an environment to allow each and every enterprise and organisation to …

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The Wheel’s Charity Impact Awards

  The Wheel’s Charity Impact Awards celebrate the positive impact that nonprofits make in people’s lives across Ireland, take place on 11 December and this year we have an award for ‘Social Enterprise of the Year’. The deadline for applications is 23 October. For more information about the awards and to apply, visit www.charityimpactawards.ie.    

Minister Ring announces €2m funding with the support of the Dormant Accounts Fund

Michael Ring, T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, today (18th July 2018) announced a call for applications from social enterprises for funding under the Social Enterprise measure which has €2m in funding available through the support of the Dormant Accounts Fund. The aim of the Social Enterprise measure, which is overseen by the Department of …

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Minister Ring launches call for proposals under new €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund Supports

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, T.D., today launched the first call for proposals under the Government’s new Rural Regeneration and Development Fund. The Fund will provide €1 billion in investment over the next 10 years to support the renewal of small towns, villages and outlying rural areas, as part of Project …

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North and West Cork Local Enterprise Office, 10 STEPS – to Self Employment

Are you concerned that your idea will not develop into a Financially Self- Sufficient Business? This Information Day will allow the participants the opportunity, with the guidance of an expert in the Business Development sector, to recognise the Good Business Practices necessary to develop and drive forward their Businesses to realise their potential. The workshop …

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Coca-Cola Thank You Fund Applications Close Mid-July

Launched seven years ago the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund has so far donated €855K to 70 non-profit organisations across Ireland. Official partners include the Irish Youth Foundation and YouthAction Northern Ireland. The Coca-Cola Thank You Fund will award a total of €100,000 to youth-oriented non-profit organisations in 2018. Grants will be awarded ranging from anywhere from €5,000 to €30,000. This …

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Community Enhancement Programme Accepting Applications for Capital Funding

The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP), which is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development, will provide €4.5 million of grant funding in 2018 towards enhancing the facilities available to communities. The CEP programme replaces and builds on two existing schemes (Communities Facilities Scheme and RAPID). Combining the schemes will make for a more …

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Adaptive towns: leadership, building reuse and place-based learning in historic towns

Adaptive towns: leadership, building reuse and place-based learning in historic towns June 8th, The Meadow Court Hotel, Loughrea, Co. Galway How will your town react to change? The Irish Walled Towns Network are running a conference with speakers who are addressing this issue head on. Confirmed talks include: Regenerating Tramore –  Anne Harpur, Chairperson, Tramore …

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Pure Cork Roadshow

The upcoming Pure Cork Roadshow  will take place in West Cork, North Cork, East Cork and Cork City on 23 and 24 May.  It is taking place in Mallow in the Cork Racecourse at 9am on Wednesday May 23rd.   Hear about Visit Cork’s work to date, the Pure Cork destination brand and new website.  Immerse …

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