#Belonging16

#Belonging16 is The Community Foundation’s grants strategy for 2016. We see 2016 as a year of belonging. This will be the theme of our grants, communications, events, publications and activities throughout the year.

Firstly, we will launch #Belonging16 Community Parties Micro Grants in February. Communities all across the country will have the opportunity to apply for €250 to hold a community party. It’s all about Belonging! There is one way of applying: Applications can be made online by any non-profit club or association online using the online Application Form once the scheme is open. Grants will paid by bank transfer. If you’re successful only, All we ask in return, is that you send us a photo with #Belonging16 in your tweet or message. Please don’t send us any photos just yet though!

Other grants that will be made throughout 2016 include Refugees and Trafficking, Sexual Identity and Transgender, At Risk Families, Older Persons and some flagship strategic grants along certain themes. Be sure to check back at www.communityfoundation.ie for updates.

Caring Communities

THIS FUND IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS.

IF YOU HAVE APPLIED YOU WILL BE ADVISED DIRECTLY OF NEXT STEPS

GRANT APPLICATIONS WILL RE-OPEN IN 2016

Caring Communities is our current grants strategy for 2013 to 2015. Grants are targeted at very specific areas. Detailed outcomes will be sought from these grants and importantly grantees will be expected to participate in two Learning Network Events. For more information, visit our Caring Communities Learning Network section. Grantees in Round 5 (Emergency Home Respite for Family Carers will not be required to attend a Learning Network Event).