Leadership for Ethnic Minorities

Leadership for Ethnic Minorities Social Change Grants 2017


  The Community Foundation for Ireland’s ongoing grants strategy, now named “Social Change grants” has been confirmed for 2017. The social change grants that will be open for application on 1st March 2017. This year though our Social Change Grants Scheme we have a dedicated category for Leadership for Ethnic Minority Groups.

Criteria Summary

Grants of up to €7,500 are available for projects working towards building leadership skills in local Ethnic Minority community groups.

Grants will support community based and national work that will build leadership skills in local Ethnic Minority community groups, for example through capacity building, leadership training or strategic planning with very clearly identified objectives.

Full Criteria

It is strongly recommended that you read the full criteria document to familiarise yourself with the details of this grant round and the grant making priorities.


How to use the online application form

A ‘User Guide’ is available to assist you with completing the online application form Click here for the User Guide.

Step 1: Click on the link for the Online Application Form below. This will take you to a welcome page. Please carefully read the information available here and confirm your acceptance and supply your correct email address.

Step 2: You will receive an email with a link to an online application form. If you do not receive a link to the application form within 24 hours of submitting your email address, please contact info@foundation.ie.

Step 3: Complete the application form, upload the required documentation and submit.

Please note you will be able to save drafts of your application form until you are happy that it is complete and ready for final submission. You should retain the application form link until you are happy that the application is ready for submission.

Step 4: We will send you confirmation that your application has been received and you will be able to save and/or print a PDF copy of your completed application.

Contact Us

If you are unsure about any of the above, or have any other queries, please contact the grants team on (0)1 874 7354 or e-mail info@foundation.ie