Criteria for Funding: This grant scheme is open to community and voluntary groups/organisations planning to organise a project/event to commemorate 1916.
To be eligible for funding projects/events must:
- take place within or relate to the functional area of Cashel-Tipperary Municipal District.
- be organised by a community or voluntary group based in the District.
- be organised at community level and will either encourage or benefit participation in the commemoration of 1916
- be in keeping with at least one of the five themes of the National Plan for Ireland 2016 Remembering, Reconciling, Presenting, Imagining and Celebrating (see Ireland2016.ie for details)
- be accessible to diverse audiences and participants and will be inclusive in theme and approach
- enhance the knowledge of the history of the 1916 Rising in the local area/community
- be designed on a realistic financial basis and provide good value for money
In addition the following details must also be supplied
- The anticipated target audience
- A breakdown of costs for undertaking the project
- Any additional supports and funding that may be required and have been secured
Items that are excluded from the fund include:
- Capital projects and infrastructural projects
- Spends on alcoholic beverages, food, fines, legal costs, penalty payments
- The cost of items for resale.
Particulars of Funding:
- Grant amounts up to a maximum of €1000 may be allocated for the purpose of this scheme.
- It is anticipated that additional funds will be made available by Tipperary County Council mid-late January 2016 (details will be announced when available.)
- All events and projects will be assessed on their own merit by an assessment panel
- Funding will be allocated based on the recommendations of this panel.
- Successful applicants will receive a letter of offer which will detail all conditions and requirements, this must be signed and returned by the date specified, failure to do so may result in funding being withdrawn and reallocated to another project.
- Due to resource constraints it may not be possible to allocate funding to all projects
- A list of successful projects will be published on the Tipperary County Council website.
How to apply:
Please complete and sign the attached application form. Applications can be submitted by post to M. McGivern, District Administrator, Cashel Tipperary Municipal District, Civic Office, Rosanna Road, Tipperary Town, Co. Tipperary or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Any queries can be directed to Marie Lynch / Martina Ferncombe on 0818 06 5000
The closing date is Friday 29th January at 4 pm
Audit, publication and Media
If you receive a grant you will be required to provide the following once the event/project has taken place in order to draw down your grant:
- Evidence that the event/project has taken place
- Receipts for all items and full costs
- A report on the event/project
- Tipperary County Council must be acknowledged as a funder in all publications and media activity.
- All events will be included in the Ireland 2016 section of the Tipperary County Councils Festival Calendar.
- All groups in receipt of funding from Tipperary County Council must be members of Tipperary PPN.