Ireland for Ukraine Fund

€Groups responding to the needs of Ukrainian people fleeing the war in Ukraine seeking shelter here are being invited to apply for grants from The Ireland for Ukraine Fund.

Closing Date: Thursday 30th June

Coca Cola Thank You Fund

€100,000 in grants now available to youth-orientated non-profit groups committed to developing a nation of Change Champions focused on who will help to shape, create and maintain sustainable communities for the benefit of all.

The Certified Proud Fund

The Certified Proud Fund is accepting applications for the 2022 grant round. The fund is open to all charities, non-profit organisations and projects that work towards the betterment of LGBTQ+ people.

Applications can apply for funding between €500 – €5,000 for projects which promote of LGBTQ+ rights, equality and inclusivity.

Closing Date: June 11th 2022 at 5pm.

Community Centres Investment Fund

Grants of between €10,000 and €300,000 available for upgrade and refurbishment works to Community Centres


Closing Date: 14th July 2022

Energy for Generations Fund

Charities working in the areas of suicide prevention, homelessness and education access and support can apply to the Fund for project specific funding.

Every quarter ESB allocates an amount from the Fund for disbursement. The amount may vary because of the volume of applications received or seasonal considerations – wintertime and Christmas may require more funding than summer.

Life Funding

All LIFE Calls for proposals 2022 are expected to be published on the Funding & tender opportunities portal on 17 May 2022.

Anticipated submission deadlines:

  • Standard Action Projects (SAPs) for circular economy and quality of life, nature and biodiversity, climate change mitigation and adaptation sub-programmes: 4 October 2022
  • LIFE Action Grants for clean energy transition sub-programme: 16 November 2022
  • Strategic Integrated Projects (SIPs) and Strategic Nature Projects (SNAPs):
    • Concept notes: 8 September 2022
    • Full proposals: 7 March 2023
  • Technical Assistance preparation for SIPs and SNAPs: 8 September 2022                    
  • Specific Operating Grant Agreements (SGA OG) for non-profit making entities: 21 September 2022

Transitional LEADER Funding

This funding will support locally-led projects which focus on many of the key themes of Our Rural Future such as building capacity and empowering local communities, embracing opportunities in the green economy, supporting remote working and the digital transformation, developing our outdoor amenities and creating jobs in rural areas.

For further details, contact County Kildare LEADER Partnership

Tel: 045 – 895450


Arts Council Funding

Discover what funding is available from the Arts Council of Ireland.

Better Energy Communities

Better Energy Communities is our national retrofit initiative with grant support of up to €28 million for 2021. SEAI support new approaches to achieving energy efficiency in Irish communities. Upgrades can take place across building types to reduce energy use and costs throughout the community. We aim to deliver energy savings to homeowners, communities, and private sector organisations. All projects should be community oriented with a cross-sectoral approach, and you must show that you can sustainably finance the proposed project.