Older Persons’ Fund Re-opens for Applications

Posted on 6 Feb 2020

The Community Foundation for Ireland’s Older Persons’ Fund is now open for applications.

The Older Persons’ Fund is a long-term philanthropic fund which promotes the civic engagement of older people, as a means of working towards making a difference in their communities. The Fund builds on our long-standing engagement and commitment to supporting older people in their communities. We have invested over €1m in this area to date. This year we have the following two categories that you may apply for a grant under:

  • Inclusion of older people in active citizenship roles – Grants of up to €7,500 will be available to organisations working towards inclusion of older people in active citizenship roles
  • Supporting advocacy for older peoples’ voices at local & national level – Grants of up to €7,500 will available to organisations working towards supporting older peoples’ engagement in advocacy.

The deadline for applications will be strictly 4.30 p.m on Thursday, 12 March 2020.

To find out more information and apply for this Fund visit The Community Foundation for Ireland’s website here

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