Tipperary PPN Newsletter October 2018
1. PPN News & Members Corner
2. Active Public Consultations/ Notices
3. Funding/ Grant Opportunities
4. Public Service Announcements, Training and Upcoming Local Events
“Building Sustainable Communities” Advice Clinic for Community Groups
Tipperary PPN invite all members to attend our next full member event (Plenary) on Thursday 8th November in Rosegreen Community Hall from 6.00pm to 9.30pm.
This event promises to be an exciting evening with Guest speakers, information on funding and advice on grant writing applications. There will also be great spot prizes on the night.
Full agenda and registration form will follow in the coming days.
Active Public Consultations/ Notices
Funding/ Grant Opportunities
JP McManus Benevolent Fund Accepting Applications
The JP McManus Benevolent Fund has opened temporarily for applications.
The Fund aims to support local community initiatives and nonprofit organisations throughout the Mid-West of Ireland. Valued at €40 million, the Fund is managed as a sole entity, independent of any existing programmes sponsored by Mr McManus.
Chaired by Sue Ann Foley, the new entity is operated by a select Committee Group working to enhance the quality of life in local communities.
The key focus areas will be on:
To learn more, and discover how to submit an application, please visit the Fund website here:
The Arts Council – Festivals Investment Scheme
The Festival Investment scheme is open to multi-disciplinary festivals and single artform festivals or for linked events programmed over a number of months in a calendar year.
The Arts Council announces round two of the Festivals Investment Scheme (FIS) for festivals taking place July–December 2019. See link for more information:
Closing date: 17:30, Thursday 25 October 2018
Please note this is the National Arts Council Festival & Events Scheme.
This is for festivals taking place in Tipperary in 2019 and applications will be made to Tipperary County Council.
Social Innovation Fund Ireland Are Calling For Applications
WE’RE CALLING FOR APPLICATIONS!
Have you a project that uses sports, arts or culture as a means to achieve social impact or a project that focuses on improving outcomes for children?
Check out our three new funding opportunities below.
Arts To Impact Fund
Our goal is support the innovative use of arts and culture as a means to improve skills, development and to promote social inclusion for children, adolescents and adults.
Sports To Impact Fund
Early Childhood Fund
Festival Innovation Programme
Fáilte Ireland has identified that an opportunity exists for festivals and events to play a more significant role in driving Ireland’s tourism performance.
This programme has been designed to identify proposals for ambitious and unique festivals and events which will stand out internationally.
Applicants can download a copy of the Festival Innovation Programme Guidelines which outline the purpose of the programme and what we are looking for in a festival. Applicants should read the Guidelines carefully before making an application.
The call for applications opens on Friday 28 September 2018. The cut off for the first round of evaluations will be at 5pm on Friday 19 October 2018.
Proposals must be submitted through the Fáilte Ireland Trade Portal.
For queries and support please contact CustomerSupport@failteireland.ie
or Call 1800 242473
Public Service Announcements, Training and Upcoming Local Events
Superhomes 2019 Information Event
Tipperary energy agency are holding free information events for Tipperary homeowners to hear about how they can avail of up to 50% grant funding to carry out energy efficient upgrades on their home through our SuperHomes project. We are getting lots of interest from homes all over the country but would love to get more Tipperary homes on board. Would you be able to share this also?
The events details are:
Hayes Hotel Thurles, October 18th at 7pm
Abbey Court Hotel Nenagh, October 25th at 7pm
Anyone who would like to attend can register by emailing email@example.com
or calling 052-7443090
Tipperary Energy Agency Biomass Tour to Austria
Tipperary Energy Agency are running a training seminar tour to Linz, Austria on the first week of December for Tipperary companies working in the biomass sector.
There are six places available on the tour. Those interested in a place should to answer the following questions and send their answers to firstname.lastname@example.org
The cost of the trip is €495 which includes flights, hotel, transfers in Austria plus the cost of the seminar and materials. The cost may vary slightly depending on the cost of flights.
Full details are available at https://tippenergy.ie/event
Teagasc Options Course
Teagasc will host an Options course in Thurles with the title “Improve your farm income” this will take place over five evenings first evening will take place on November 6th 2018 – Thurles Co. Tipperary
Topics covered include:
Contact local advisors to express an interest in completing this course
Sean Cooney 0504-21747 or Marie Hartnett 0504-21777 .
Any farm family members are welcome to attend.
There is no charge for attending this up skilling course.
Child Welfare & Protection in Sport Training
Tipperary Sports Partnership is facilitating a Child Welfare & Protection in Sport Basic Awareness training. The course is aimed at sports leaders, children’s officers, parents or anyone working with young people in sport. A central goal for all those involved in sport for young people is to provide a safe, positive and nurturing environment where children can develop and enhance their physical and social skills. Promoting a child-centred environment should go hand in hand with identifying and eliminating practices that impact negatively on safe and enjoyable participation in sport for young people.
The next series workshops will be delivered by Sport Ireland tutors on:
The training will enable Children’s Officers/Sports Leaders to:
To book your place visit www.tipperarysports.ie.
Cost is €15 plus booking fee.
Please book early as places are limited on the workshop. A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded on completion of the course.
For further information please contact TSP Clonmel office 0761 06 6201 or TSP Nenagh office 0761 06 6888
2018 BiodivERsA Joint Transnational Call Now Open
The BiodivERsA 2018-2019 transnational call for research proposals on Biodiversity and its influence on animal, human and plant health is now open.
The call, which launched on the 1st October 2018, aims at supporting transnational research projects jointly addressing issues at the nexus of biodiversity and animal, human and/or plant health across the different relevant spatial, and temporal scales in an effort to support evidence-based decision-making.
Projects addressing only biodiversity issues or only health issues will not be considered within the scope of the call.
Deadline for submission of pre-proposals (mandatory): 16th November 2018, 16:00 CET (local time in Brussels)
More details can be found on the BiodivERsA website or visit the BiodivERsA web page on our website.
The Fulbright Awards 2019-2020 Applications Are Now Open
The Fulbright Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency are offering a unique opportunity for an Irish postgraduate student or scholar in the field to travel to the U.S. to study or research in the areas of water, climate, and sustainability.
Fulbright Award Registration Form
The application deadline is 16:00 on the 6th November 2018.
FREE Making Successful Funding Applications Workshop for South of the County
Tipperary PPN in Collaboration with South Tipperary Development Company are delighted to offer members from the South of the County this FREE workshop
Making Successful Funding Applications
Date: Thursday 25th October
Time: 7pm- 9.30pm
Venue: Clonmel Park Hotel, Clonmel
Is your organisation/group considering applying for funding in the future? Are you trying to catch the eye of the grant reviewer? Grant Writing is an extremely competitive business. In order to maximize the chance to secure funding, community groups should understand the elements of the funding application process.
After the workshop you will be better prepared to:
Understand the process. “Building a relationship with the funder”.
Who’s this workshop for?
PPN Members from South Tipperary working with community, voluntary and charitable groups and organisations including social enterprises, social inclusion groups and environmental groups.
The training will be delivered by John Warren, JE Warren Consulting
John Warren, JE Warren Consulting, has significant experience in writing grant applications to government entities, corporations, foundations and other funding bodies through his 10-year tenure as CEO of children’s foundation and in recent years, working with a variety of community, voluntary and charity groups in different parts of the country. He has knowledge that will help you to improve your grant writing skills, irrespective of the level of funding being sought.
John is also actively involved in his community. He is chairman of his residents association; past board member of a leading children’s charity in the southeast; volunteer with Waterford Rotary Club Annual Christmas Tree Appeal and a member of Ballygunner GAA Club.
JE Warren Consulting provides support to community, voluntary and charity organisations in areas of Corporate Governance, Policies & Procedures, Strategic Planning, Board Management, Fundraising, Risk Management, and Strategic Planning. Visit www.jewarrenconsulting.net
To book a place at this workshop please contact
Deirdre O’Dwyer, SICAP Development Officer, South Tipperary Development Company.
Tel: 086-1703473 or
Tipperary Comhairle Na Óg AGM
Tipperary Comhairle Na Óg AGM 2018 will take place on Thursday 25th October in The Dome, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Tipperary Comhairle is open to all young people up to 18, representing secondary schools and youth groups in County Tipperary.
“Giving youth a voice”
For more information contact
Tipperary County Council Arts Office Newsletter
Please find a list of events and funding available from the Tipperary county council art office tipperarycoco.ie
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