Rural Action Awards for 2023/2024 Now Open for Applications

Posted on 3 Nov 2023

The Awards offer rural community-based organisations in Northern Ireland or the border region of Ireland the opportunity to apply for and secure £1000 or €1000 towards their volunteer led community action project.

What is a Rural Action Award?
Our Rural Action Awards scheme for this year will again support up to 12 volunteer led community action projects up to March 2024.

As before, the scheme is open to constituted rural community-based organisations including charities, not for profit community groups, sporting and cultural organisations, heritage groups, Parent Teacher Associations, youth groups/clubs and social enterprises.

The scheme seeks to support practical, tangible and timebound projects where the project must complete within 12 weeks.

What is different for this years Awards?
This year, Rural Action will operate 4 calls for applications.  Opening and closing dates will be advertised here and on our social media channels.  3 applications from each call will be randomly selected.  At our discretion, we may apply a particular theme to each call and ask for applications which cover that theme.

Closing date: 20 December

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