The Ireland Funds Announces Two Grant Programmes / Workshops

The Ireland Funds, the worldwide philanthropic network that supports worthy causes in Ireland and around the world, has announced details for two grant programmes in 2014. Please read on for details...

Small Grant Round

The objective of the Small Grant Round is to contribute needed funds to a wide range of organisations working within one of our four key programme areas: Arts & Culture, Community Development, Education and Peace & Reconciliation.

The Small Grant Round will be open from 1 - 28 February. Applications for amounts up to €10,000 may be submitted online. Decisions will be approved at the end of June. Full guidelines and applications details can be accessed here.

Supporting Workshops

The Ireland Funds will be hosting a series of workshops for organisations interested in applying to their annual Grant Round. Each of these workshops will provide an overview of the Grant Round and funding priorities, common mistakes seen on applications and a Q & A session. 

  • Dates for the Grants Workshops are as follows:
  • Dublin – 17 January 14.00-17.00 (Workshop Full)
  • Dublin – 7 February 14.00-17.00 (Spaces Available)
  • Belfast - 10 February  14.00-16.00 (Spaces Available)
  • Derry/Londonderry - TBD
  • Longford - 13 February 11.00-13.00 (Spaces Available)
  • Galway - 14 February 11.00-13.00 (Spaces Available)
  • West Cork/Kerry - 20 February 13.30-15.30 (Spaces Available)
  • Cork - 21 February  10.30-12.30 (Spaces Available)


Additional workshops for locations outside of Dublin will be scheduled in the coming weeks. For more information on any of these workshops, or to book your place, please contact Jordan Campbell at

Flagship Investments Grant Round

The second grant announced is the Flagship Investments Grant, the objective of which is to support exceptional non-profit organisations to become effective, impactful leaders in their fields. Funding may be used to support programme or core operating costs. The Ireland Funds accept applications for projects that fit within our four key programme areas of Arts & Culture, Community Development, Education and Peace & Reconciliation.

This year, the Ireland Funds has committed a minimum of $400,000 to the Flagship Investments Grant Round and applicants may request €25,000-75,000. In exceptional circumstances, multi-annual funding may be offered.  

Applicants can apply online during the period in which the Grant Round is open, which will be from 1 - 30 April 2014 (5pm). Late applications will not be considered under any circumstances. 

More Info / Apply

You can learn more about both grants / make an application during the dates stated above by clicking here to visit The Ireland Funds website now.