Tipperary County Council in conjunction with Tipperary Local Enterprise Office is inviting applications from Trader Associations, Chambers of Commerce, Community Groups, Farmers Markets, Craft Markets or those involved in the Craft Sector under the Christmas Retail Support Programme. The grant scheme will provide support for towns and villages to implement strategies designed to enable increased spending or retaining spend in Tipperary’ towns and villages over the Christmas period.
Grantees will be awarded a cash grant of between €300 and €3,000 to be spent on activities including advertising, promotions, street entertainment or other expenses for their Christmas events. On account of the current COVID19 challenges, emphasis is to be placed on projects and events that are hosted out-of-doors. Versatile and innovative approaches will be favoured.
The applications will be assessed using the following criteria:
Collaboration – involvement of local people/stakeholders: 25%
Impact on town/village centre (programme of events): 20%
Out-Door Events: 20%
Retail Offering – (potential for retail sales): 15%
Promotional Plan: 10%
Quality of Application & matched budget: 5%
Capacity to deliver (previous experience): 5%
The application form is available below or by contacting Aisling Kelly, Community & Economic Development, Ballingarrane House, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Post code E91 E183 or Tel: 0761 06 6222 or email email@example.com.
Applicants requiring assistance or guidance in submitting an application to the Christmas Retail Support Programme can contact the above.
If your organization or group would like to avail of the Christmas Retail Support Programme grant, please complete an application form and submit it by Monday 2nd November 2020 to Aisling Kelly, Community & Economic Development, Ballingarrane House, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org