New Source of Funding for Community & Voluntary Sector

Dec 22 2013 Posted by Office Administraton

The Irish Public Bodies Insurance group, who provide insurance cover for the local authorities and other state bodies, have announced a new funding scheme which aims to support youth and community projects around the country.

The IPB Youth & Community Fund has €1million to give out to groups under six categories:

–          Arts & Culture

–          Elderly

–          Physical Activity & Sport

–          Environment

–          Community Development

–          Youth

The amount of funding on offer is between €2,500 and €15,000, and must represent a minimum of 20% of the overall project cost.  Projects must be completed during 2014.

To find out more and make an online application, visit   Closing date for applications is January 17th.   Successful projects will be notified before the end of February

Further details have been sent to all clubs