The Social Enterprise Development Fund is a €1.6 million fund which will be delivered over two years, 2018 – 2020. The fund was created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with Local Authorities Ireland and funded by IPB Insurance and the Department of Rural and Community Development.
WHAT DOES THE FUND OFFER?
Eight cash grants of €50,000
Up to eight social enterprises will receive a cash grant of €50,000.
At least two grants will be awarded to support the most innovative and impactful projects proposed by social enterprises in each of the following categories
- Best Social Enterprise Project Urban x 2
- Best Social Enterprise Project Town x 2
- Best Social Enterprise Project Rural x 2
On Tuesday 13th March 2018 at 11am there will be a live webinar with Social Enterprise Development Manager, John Evoy.
The deadline for applications is 28th March 2018 at 5 pm.