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United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 17th October 2016
12.00 noon, Thursday 30th June 2016.
Since 1992, 17th October has been recognised by the United Nations as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
The Department of Social Protection has a limited amount of funding to support anti-poverty groups to organise local, regional or national activities to promote awareness of the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and to mark this day in 2016. The total amount of funding available is approximately €55,000. It is envisaged that approximately 18 - 20 projects across the country will be funded.
This funding is open to anti-poverty organisations and groups working with people experiencing poverty at national or local level.
The Department of Social Protection will NOT accept applications from profit making or trading companies, individuals, local and community development programme companies, local authorities or statutory bodies or any bodies outside the Republic of Ireland.
Once-off initiatives with a national, regional or local focus and aim:
A broad range of activities, or combination of activities, will be considered for funding, including:
Activities MUST take place on or around 17th October, 2016
What cannot be funded?
Please note that the scheme will not fund:
Department of Social Protection, Goldsmith House, Pearse Street, Dublin 2,