Grants for International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Please find below details on grant funding for initiatives to promote awareness of the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is on 17 October 2022 and has had international focus since its formal UN adoption in 1992. In Ireland, the day is promoted by the 17 October Committee and All Together in Dignity (ATD) Ireland.

The Department of Social Protection will  provide 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.

Activities that can be funded

Once-off initiatives with a national, regional or local focus that aim to:

  • create public awareness of the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty;
  • create public awareness of poverty in Ireland;
  • involve people at risk of, or experiencing poverty; and
  • express solidarity with the fight to eradicate poverty globally

A broad range of activities, or combination of activities, will be considered for funding.

The closing date for applications is the 19th of August 2022.

Full details on the funding initiative and the application process are available on the department’s website.

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