Grants Use

RTE Comic Relief Fund


The funds raised through RTÉ does Comic Relief will focus on the recovery and rebuilding of Ireland. The fund will focus on supporting non-profit organisations that provide key services and supports to vulnerable individuals who have been affected by Covid-19 across the whole of the Republic of Ireland.

Closing date: 30th September 2020


stability Fund

COVID-19 Stability Scheme


The Stability Scheme aims to provide support to qualifying organisations who find themselves in particular difficulty and have seen their fundraising and or traded income drop significantly during the emergency crisis.

Closing date: 10th August 2020


FB Innovate Together


Innovate Together Fund 2020


This round seeks to focus investments in the below areas: 

  • Sustainable Ireland – innovative solutions which make Ireland more sustainable including projects which work in the areas of food provision, the circular economy, climate action and biodiversity
  • Economic Recovery – innovative solutions that will aid the economic recovery through reskilling the workforce, youth employability and identifying new and innovative ways of working 
  • Community Outreach – innovative solutions to address the challenges COVID-19 has created on the most marginalised and vulnerable of society. 

Closing date: 12th August 2020




Equality Fund 2020 – 2023


This Fund will support organisations and groups that empower marginalised communities and tackle systemic inequality.

Closing date: 5 pm on Monday 14th September 2020.


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Cultural Capital Scheme 


A range of capital funding measures will be provided to assist in the re-opening of theatres, arts centres and culture venues under Stream D of the Cultural Capital Scheme 2019-2022 as part of Project Ireland 2040 -Investing in our Culture, Language & Heritage.





LGBTI+ Funding Open Call 2020 


€700,000 made available to support community services for LGBTI+ people. .



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The Arts Council Funding 


Discover what funding is available for Arts organisations, artists, and groups working with the arts




EPA Event Support Grant


The EPA Research Programme will consider applications for the financial support of small workshops, seminars, and other events which showcase current Irish research by the organisers and EPA funded-groups. The amount of funding per event will not exceed €3,000. Funding is not provided for large-scale events, conferences, symposiums, festivals etc.


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Culture Ireland Funding 


Culture Ireland offers support to Irish professional artists, arts organisations and international presenters to present work by Irish artists at significant international venues and festivals. 

In supporting an event, Culture Ireland offers grant funding towards costs which relate directly to the international presentation of the event, i.e. travel and travel related costs such as transport, accommodation and subsistence.

Closing date: 15th October 2020