Ignite Fund Application Deadline Extension: Friday 10th May 2019 at 5pm

Good news ahead of the Bank Holiday Weekend! The deadline for applications to the Ignite Fund has been extended to Friday, 10th May at 5 pm. 

To apply to the fund please visit: http://www.socialinnovation.ie/ignite-fund/

 

What is the Ignite Fund? 

The Ignite Fund is a €550,000 fund created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland in partnership with several private philanthropists and the Department of Rural and Community Development from the Dormant Accounts Fund.

‘Ignite’ means to ‘spark’ or ‘set in motion’. The objective of the Ignite Fund is to spark meaningful social impact in communities across Ireland by providing support to some of the most innovative charities and social enterprises.

We are now seeking applications from organisation’s and projects who are ‘igniting’ impact across four categories which are listed below:

 

1. Empowering Families:

The Empowering Families Award will support projects working to unite and enable families to overcome challenges and to improve mental, physical or educational outcomes for children. Projects can apply to win an Awards package worth €75,000.

Find out more here.

(Supported by a Private Philanthropist)

 

2. Music to Impact:

The Music to Impact Award is open to innovative projects using music as a means to enhance well-being or promote social inclusion for children, young people or adults.  Projects can apply to win an Awards package worth €55,000.

Find out more here.

(Supported by a Private Philanthropist)

 

3. Harnessing Ability:

The Harnessing Ability Award is open to organisations whose mission is to create economic opportunity for adolescents or adults with disabilities through innovative programmes that enhance skills, drive leadership potential and provide job opportunities. Projects can apply to win an Awards package worth €75,000.

Find out more here.

Supported by W2 Foundation & Ralph and Maureen Parkes

 

4. Youth Resilience

The Youth Resilience Award is open to innovative projects focused on the mental health of young people in Ireland in the context of increasing social and digital media use. Projects can apply to win an Awards package worth €75,000.

Find out more here.

Supported by W2 Foundation & Ralph and Maureen Parkes

 

If you have any further queries please contact Fund Manager Amy at amy@socialinnovation.ie or alternatively call her on 0896017450. The Ignite Fund is open for applications until Friday, 10th May 2019. Visit www.socialinnovation.ie/ignite-fund/ for more information.

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