Applications now open for community funding in Tipperary, Cork, Laois, Mayo & Offaly

ChangeX in partnership with Greencoat Renewables announces €175,000 worth of Community Fund’s across 7 locations in Ireland, supporting local community groups, schools, and organisations to build sustainable, thriving communities.   The 7 Funds aim to support local teams to either begin new projects or expand on existing projects, creating a positive social or environmental impact […]

Launch of the NCEI – the representative organisation for the Community Owned Energy Generation Sector in Ireland

September 1st saw the launch of Nationwide Community Energy Ireland CLG (NCEI) the representative association of the community owned energy generation sector in Ireland. NCEI’s mission is to maximise the number of 100% community owned energy generation projects in the upcoming State power auctions. NCEI will advocate for policies which advance and buttress the community […]

Minister Ryan announces package of supports to expand community energy revolution

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has today launched a range of new of measures to ensure communities nationwide will benefit from renewable energy. The package includes: Targeted supports for communities who want to develop their own renewable projects Good Practice Principles that will ensure communities benefit from funds generated by […]

Tipperary’s Cullen-Lattin FC receives Texaco Support for Sport Funding

Cullen-Lattin FC, Tipperary County winners in the recent Texaco Support for Sport initiative, has been presented with a cheque for EUR5,000 which will be used to purchase outdoor gym equipment.   One of almost 400 clubs countrywide to make application under the scheme, and finalists in the 2016 FAI Club of The Year, Cullen-Lattin FC […]

The Top Sectors Growing in Ireland

What are the top sectors experiencing growth in Ireland nowadays? We took a closer look at five areas you should watch for here.

Social Enterprise Webinars with Tipperary County Council

Tipperary County Council intend to hold two webinars on the growth and development of the social enterprise sector in Tipperary on the 27th of May 2021 and the 3rd of June 2021 at 4pm. The aim of the webinars are to provide information and awareness around the sector with a view to supporting social enterprises […]

Calling artists and community arts organisations to apply for funding

The second round of the Bank of Ireland Begin Together Arts Fund, in partnership with Business to Arts, has been launched with a call for artists and arts organisations to apply for funding. The all-island Begin Together Arts Fund will make a total of €1 million in arts funding available over three years, awarded to projects that […]

Our Rural Future: Call for Category 2 applications to the €1 Billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund

Funding to support landmark regeneration projects that will transform Rural Ireland Communities urged to put forward projects that will drive economic growth, combat dereliction and breathe new life into town centres Strong focus on converting old buildings into remote working facilities and attracting people back to rural towns and villages The Minister for Rural and […]

Citizens, farmers, business owners and community organisations will be able to sell electricity into the grid under new Microgeneration Support Scheme

Individuals, farmers, businesses and community groups will be able to sell renewable electricity into the grid under a scheme being developed by the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD. A new Microgeneration Support Scheme (MSS) is being designed to provide a route to market for citizens and communities. This will allow […]

Minister Ryan announces €28 million Government funding call for community energy projects

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan T.D., has launched a €28 million fund for community energy projects across Ireland. The Community Energy Grant Scheme is funded under the National Retrofit Programme and is now open for applications. It offers grant support for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects throughout the country. The Scheme supports […]

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