Climate Education, Capacity Building and Learning by Doing (Strand 2) Inviting Applications

Posted on 17 Nov 2021 Last updated on 29 Nov 2021

On behalf of the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications, Pobal is now inviting applications for Strand 2: Climate Education, Capacity Building and Learning by Doing of the Community Climate Action Programme.

Organisations interested in applying must complete and submit their on-line application form before the deadline of 3pm (15:00hrs) on the 14 January, 2022.

This programme funding is open to organisations operating at a National or Regional level e.g. not for profit organisations, non-government organisations, universities, third level institutions, community and voluntary organisations, social enterprises and libraries.  Partnerships/Consortiums are encouraged to apply.  

The purpose of this funding is to facilitate eligible organisations to collaboratively develop supports, tools, approaches and know-how to assist local communities take action on climate change. The strand focus is on climate education, capacity building and learning by doing – moving beyond ‘raising awareness’ to build knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary to respond to the challenges of climate change at community level. It is necessary for successful proposals to demonstrate inclusivity in design and practice, so that no one is left behind.

The Department of Environment, Climate & Communications (DECC) aims to fund a diverse range of projects under five themes:

  • Home/Energy;
  • Travel;
  • Food and Waste;
  • Shopping and Recycling;
  • Local Climate and Environmental Action.

Grant amount that eligible organisations can apply for:

  • €50,000 to €100,000 (up to 18 month proposal)
  • €101,000 to €500,000 (up to 36 month proposal)

Application Webinar (Technical Support and Guidance) on the Climate Education, Capacity Building and Learning by Doing (Strand 2) - 9 Dec

Please register online for the application webinar which will take place online on Thursday 9 December, 2.30-4pm and will provide technical support and guidance in relation to this strand.

Watch video of information webinar held on 18 Nov.

Visit the Community Climate Action Programme (Strand 2) tab of the Pobal website for more information including guidelines and a copy of online application form. Any questions on the Scheme contact or phone 01 511 7241.

Only online application forms through the MyPobal portal will be considered.  Please note you must register on the “Application Portal” before you can access the online application form.  Organisations currently in contract with Pobal can use existing username and password. All other organisations in contract with Pobal must contact Pobal

The online application portal is now open for applications and will close on Friday 14 January 2022 at 3pm (15:00hrs).

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