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The Ireland Funds Flagship Grant Round identifies organisations that have impact in their field and have demonstrated innovation and effectiveness with prior support received. With grants up to €100000 available you should start planning now if you want to apply in February/March of next year.

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The Ireland Funds have supported non-profit organisations across the island of Ireland for forty years. Projects eligible for funding include Arts & Culture, Community Development, Education and Peace & Reconciliation. As well as Donor Advised Grants, the Ireland Funds operate two competitive grant rounds each year—the Small Grant Round and the Flagship Grant Round. They also provide non-financial support including grant workshops, fundraising advice and training. GET READY.



The Small Grant Round – Apply online 6-24 March 2017

The Small Grant Round supports non-profit and community organisations across the island of Ireland. This fund offers grant funding under €7,000/£7,000 for smaller community organisations. It is not necessary that your group has previously been supported by The Ireland Funds.

The Flagship Grant Round – Letters of Inquiry due by 10th March 2017

The purpose of the Flagship Grant Round is to provide multi-annual funding of up to €50,000/£50,000 for organisations that have a strong track record of managing grants from The Ireland Funds. This is a highly competitive funding round that targets organisations wishing to pilot new programs or to scale what has proven successful.

Grants Workshops and Feedback

The Ireland Funds support non-profit organisations by delivering grants workshops in locations around Ireland and Northern Ireland. These workshops are free to attend and cover

  • The Ireland Funds’ grant-making process
  • Program areas and funding priorities
  • Examples of strong versus weak applications
  • Tips on what makes a competitive application for both funding rounds

Contact The Ireland Funds at

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