Apply Now for Local Bereavement Development Grants 2023

Posted on 31 Oct 2023

The Irish Hospice Foundation's has issued a call for Local Bereavement Development Grants 2023 - applications are now open!

Irish Hospice Foundation award a number of Local Bereavement Development (LBD) grants annually. The grant aims to encourage and support collaborative bereavement developments at a local level. Already existing groups and newly formed groups are eligible to apply.

Who can apply for a Grant?

A group of organisations who provide some level of bereavement support to the public and operate in the same geographical region e.g. county, CHO area etc.

Eligibility criteria include:

  • There must be a minimum of six organisations in the group
  • All organisations must provide some level of bereavement support to adults and/or families (e.g. information, peer support, counselling etc).
  • All organisations must operate within the geographical area that is the focus of this application
  • At least 50% of the organisations in the group must be non-governmental organisations
  • All organsiations must demonstrate transparent governance and NGOs must be registered with the Charity Regulator

How do I apply?

The application form is available to download below. Completed applications can be submitted via email to by 5pm on Friday, 17 November 2023.

For more information about the grant, read the LBDG Information Pack.

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