Who To Contact
You want to explore opportunities for funding for your organisation, but don’t know who to talk to!? It’s always easier to contact someone directly.
We have collated contact details in Ireland, based on your area of work.
Civil Society Projects and Town Twinning
The Europe for Citizens Programme promotes understanding between the Union and its citizens, funding activities carried out by a range of nonprofits and local authorities.
The Wheel is the National Contact Point in Ireland for the programme..
Culture and the Arts
Education, Training, Youth and Sport
Employment and Social Inclusion
The LIFE programme supports environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects throughout the EU.
Contact: Dr. Ogla Grant olga.grant@DCCAE.gov.ie.
Justice involves projects covering judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters, judicial training, effective access to justice in Europe and drugs policy.
Contact: The programme is centralised in Brussels and there is no contact point in Ireland.
These funds allow for collaboration between Ireland’s neighbouring regions. You can become part of a consortium working to solve a problem, often including a Higher Education Institute, amongst others.
International Aid, Development and Cooperation
Research and Innovation
Horizon 2020 is the EU’s research and innovation programme. There are opportunities for community, voluntary and charitable organisations and social enterprises to partner with HEIs and industry in order to help solve society’s great challenges together in partnership. There is a large network of contact points in Ireland for the programme.
We recommend starting with: Marie Curie Skolowska Actions, supporting research to be carried out within your organisation. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
LEADER provides grant support for rural development in the areas of Economic Development, Enterprise Development and Job Creation, social Inclusion and rural environment.
Contact: There is a Local Action Group in each county! See this interactive map for relevant contact details.