33 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 13 June 2014 | News Grants to empower older people now available in Ireland Advertisement Grants of up to €7500 are available in Ireland to help older people become more active citizens and make themselves heard at local and national level.The Community Foundation for Ireland Older Person’s Fund will provide funding for year-long projects focused in two areas:Inclusion of older people in active citizen roles, andSupporting older peoples’ voices at local and national level.For inclusion projects the Fund says it will support “innovative, replicable and effective local community interventions’. Users/beneficiaries must be involved or have been consulted in project planning and applicants must be prepared to evaluate and learn from their work as well as share project learning and outcomes.The second strand of the funding for advocacy work with older people can include training to influence policy, developing community decision-making processes, building leadership or negotiation skills and other innovative projects to give greater “voice” to older people.The deadline for applications is 25 July 2014, with successful applicants informed in October. Applicants should have annual revenue of not more than €1 million. Tagged with: Funding Ireland About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.