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Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Ideal Partners for Government in Delivery of Our Rural Future’ Strategy

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership Ideal Partners for Government in Delivery of Our Rural Future’ Strategy Avondhu Blackwater Partnership CLG, members of The Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) have acknowledged the publication of the Government’s Rural Development Strategy – ‘Our Rural Future’. As one of Ireland’s 49 Local Development Companies (LDCs), Avondhu Blackwater Partnership welcome the ambition …

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Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2021

Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2021 The Heritage Council has allocated in the region of €1,000,000 to its Community Grant Scheme 2021. The aim of this scheme is to support capital projects that improve access and inclusion to heritage sites; that apply good heritage practice to the management of places, collections, or objects (including buildings). The …

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AVONDHU BLACKWATER PARTNERSHIP BUSY ADAPTING DURING ONGOING COVID-19 CRISIS

AVONDHU BLACKWATER PARTNERSHIP BUSY ADAPTING DURING ONGOING COVID-19 CRISIS Valerie Murphy, CEO of Avondhu Blackwater Partnership, explains how the company is busy this January adapting its services to ensure the consistent delivery of its programmes to local communities.   The Community Service Programme’s phone befriending service for older people has been expanded to cater for the growing …

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Launch of €65,000 Covid 19 Emergency Fund for Cork County

Launch of €65,000 Covid 19 Emergency Fund for Cork County Cork County Council is inviting applications from community and voluntary groups for funding under the Covid19 Emergency Fund. This is the third tranche of this scheme for Cork County, which is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and aims to provide a …

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Community Water Development Fund 2021

Community Water Development Fund 2021 The Community Water Development Fund aims to support the delivery of local projects and initiatives to address the major issues of water quality, biodiversity loss and climate change. The fund is administered by the Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) on behalf of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage …

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Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Historic Structures Fund 2021

Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Historic Structures Fund 2021 Cork County Council in conjunction with the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage are inviting applications for grant funding under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Historic Structure Fund 2021. The Conservation Office for Cork County Council will administrate the scheme which relates to buildings …

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Munster Vales Community Engagement Pilot Programme

Munster Vales Community Engagement Pilot Programme Munster Vales first began as a community project, the vibrant communities across the region have been welcoming visitors for decades. We have learnt from feedback and surveys that visitors particularly like to meet and get to know the local people when they visit off the beaten locations, it offers …

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Mapping the Skills of Cork County

Mapping the Skills of Cork County Cork County Council and Abodoo have launched a new initiative to map the skills of County Cork The way we work has changed forever. With the impact of Covid-19, many companies are now realising the potential of remote work and are establishing Smart Working models (a mix of home, …

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Community Loan Information for Sports Capital Grant Applicants

Community Loan Information for Sports Capital Grant Applicants Clann Credo can help local clubs and community groups to maximise Sports Capital funding by providing bridging and match funding loans as part of their applications. Clann Credo is excited to see a new round of funding under the 2021 Sports Capital Programme.  These grants fuel the growth …

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Cork Volunteer Centre – CriTiCall Appeal

Cork Volunteer Centre – CriTiCall Appeal CRiTiCALL Cork is a new initiative to support people emerging from domestic violence circumstances compounded by the Covid-19 pandemic. The initiative was launched in Dublin and is now being replicated in Cork City and County. CRiTiCALL Cork  is a collaboration between Cork Volunteer Centre and Safe Ireland which has 6 members in Cork as …

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