Small Grants Scheme – Sustainable Development Goals

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Make Ireland Sustainable for All Logo Make Ireland Sustainable for All would like to invite local groups and organisations to apply for its small grant programme to support actions and initiatives on the Sustainable Development Goals in Ireland.


Grants are available up to a maximum of €2000 for:

  • Local grass-root organizations/entities
  • Local members of national CSOs operating at the local level
  • Local citizens groups, including student groups, clubs, civic initiative groups.

The objective of this call is to raise awareness on the SDGs at local level and to engage local groups to mobilise actors and authorities in commitments and practical actions for the implementation of the SDGs.

In addition to raising general awareness around the SDGs, applicants are encouraged to address one or more of the project themes in their proposal. These themes are:

i)fighting inequalities,
ii) sustainable food and agriculture
iii) sustainable production and consumption.

Projects which also address the cross-cutting themes of gender, migration and climate change are welcomed.

Submissions consist of 1)an online Application Form and 2) a Budget breakdown (below).  Please read the Call for Proposals first for more details.

The deadline for submission of applications is the 15th of February 2019.  Please note, the implementation period for activities runs until the 31st March 2020.

Call for ProposalsMESFA Call for Proposals Lot 1 

Online Application Formclick here to submit your application via Survey Monkey

(You can read through the full application form first here  )

Budget TemplateAnnex-II-MESFA-Grant Budget-Template 2019

* please make sure you complete the Budget and save it as a PDF. It needs to be attached to the online application form in PDF format.

** When saving the budget, please name it as follows: Lot 1, Ireland, [organisation].


About Make Ireland Sustainable for All

Make Ireland Sustainable for All is part of the EUfunded project ‘Make Europe Sustainable For All’, a three-year project aiming to raise awareness and encourage action to be taken on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The project is being undertaken by 25 project partners across 15 EU Member States.

The project is being implemented in Ireland by the Irish Environmental Network and World Vision Ireland, assisted by ECO-UNESCO and Social Justice Ireland.

‘Make Ireland Sustainable For All’ is part-funded by the EU


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