Applegreen Blossom Fund 2018

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Do You Require Funding For A Children’s Health And Wellbeing Group In Your Local Community? The Applegreen Blossom Fund could be the answer to your funding needs.

Applegreen in partnership with the Irish Youth Foundation is providing €124,000 to fund not-for-profit, voluntary and charitable organisations supporting children aged 4-12 living in disadvantaged circumstances.

The goal of the Applegreen Blossom Fund is to support projects and programmes which focus on the health and wellbeing of children. We want to celebrate and assist projects that promote either positive physical or mental health, healthy eating or other innovative ways of supporting children under this theme.

Criteria For Applicants

The organisation must be a:

  • Charitable organisation with a registered charity number working within a community

  • Not-for-profit organisation with a bank account and constitution

  • The fund is open to organisations working with children aged 4-12 living in disadvantaged circumstances in the ROI

  • The fund will be for grants of €2,000

  • There will be a regional spread of grants supporting projects across ROI with a focus on areas where Applegreen has a presence

  • Special consideration will be given to innovative or new programmes but the fund is also open to existing programmes with proven impact

  • Activities using the fund must be based in ROI

  • The organisation must be in operation for at least 12 months

  • Schools may not apply for the funding

  • Applicants for the fund must be over the age of 18 and have consent to make the application by their project director or board

  • The fund does not cover salary costs of an organisation but does fund programme facilitation/expertise costs if this expertise is required to deliver the programme.

  • The fund opens for application on the 16thApril 2018 and closes on the 9th May 2018 at 6pm

  • None of the data collected from these applications will be shared by Irish Youth Foundation or Applegreen for use outside this grant application. If the applicant wants to be updated about further grant applications from the Irish Youth Foundation they may tick the relevant box in the online form

  • The organisation can provide a copy of their audited accounts/end of year accounts if requested

  • The organisation can provide a reference if requested

If you have any queries in relation to the Applegreen Blossom Fund please contact

Applications for the Applegreen Blossom Fund can be made online HERE

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