If you're looking to secure funding for a small once-off project, the following links are useful places to start. The criteria for selection, application process and closing dates change from funder to funder. Check with the individual agencies for details. If you're a local community based organisation interested in doing something related to the drugs issue, NICDTF may be able to support you in applying. Contact us for more details. If you know of other funding opportunities, let us know and we'll post them on this page.
GRANTS FOR INDIVIDUALS
The Annie Kelly Education Bursary is designed to help people from North Inner City communities access further education. The 2013 programme is now closed. Click here for the latest update as well as other useful information related to education. If you require further information please phone Miriam at 01 8366592 or email email@example.com.
The ICRG Education Fund 2013 for people living in Dublin 1 & 3.
The Fund was established in 2011 to support learners from low income backgrounds from within the Dublin 1 & 3 areas by providing small scale funding to enable access to third level and further education.
The average amount awarded is usually around 500 euros per applicant.
To find out more about the fund – please contact ICRG at 876 4670 and arrange an appointment with Aoife. Please mention the Education Fund when making the appointment.
Citizen's Information Provides information about various grant schemes for individuals and organisations - click here.
GRANTS FOR ORGANSATIONS
St. Stephen's Green Trust supports organisations working in Ireland to improve the lives of people who are affected by poverty/disadvantage and social exclusion. The Trust operates on a 32-county basis and has 2 grant schemes, outlined here. Please check in January 2012 for grant deadline dates and criteria.
Phone: (045)480666, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.ssgt.ie
The Community Foundation for Ireland is an independent grant-making organisation which distributes grants to various causes and groups right across the country.They hold a number of different grants rounds throughout the year. For further information visit the Community Foundation website.
National Lottery Grants
Click here to download information and a list of departments that you can contact in relation to National Lottery Funding.
Provides information about grant schemes for individuals and organisations - click here. They also run a small grant scheme for publishing costs.
IMPACT Trade Union - Joe Lucey Fund
for the North East Inner City, has distributed over €200,000 in small grants to over 80 projects since it started. Please check in early 2012 for further information. Contact Anna Leonard, IMPACT, Nerney's Court, Dublin 1.
Dublin Bus Community Support Programme 2011 To date over 1,000 community and voluntary groups have benefited from the Dublin Bus Community Support Programme. Any group that is located where Dublin Bus operates services is eligible to apply. Successful groups will be awarded grants of €5,000, €2,000 or €1,000. Please check the Dublin Bus website for 2012 information. Phone: (01) 703 3208, Email: email@example.com
Croke Park Community Fund Croke Park has an annual fund which is used to support projects in the immediate area around Croke Park. For eligibility details visit Croke Park website.
Phone: (01) 819 2300, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.crokepark.ie