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Irish Aid 2020 Development Education Grants

04/10/19

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Irish Aid have opened their Development Education Grants 2020 Call for Proposals. Details are available on their website as of 3 October 2019:

https://www.irishaid.ie/what-we-do/who-we-work-with/civil-society/development-education-funding/

The full information is available in the guidelines, and in particular we draw your attention to the following:

  • Irish Aid have introduced multi-annual funding for this call. IDEA as a network has been calling for multi-annual funding for some years, so this is a very positive development for our sector. For this call for proposals, applications can be for either one or two year funding.
  • The 2020 grants include Development Education Grants 2020 (equivalent to previous Annual Grants but now including the option to apply for 1 year or 2 year funding), DEAR co-funding, and partnership proposals.
  • All applicants need to fill out an eligibility form. To get the eligibility form and the application form, you need to email developmenteducation@dfa.ie
  • Eligibility forms must be returned to Irish Aid by 5pm on Friday 18th October.
  • The deadline for Grant Application Forms is 5pm on Wednesday 27th November.
  • Irish Aid will be holding an Information Session on these grants on Wednesday 9th October at 11:30 – 13:30 in Conference Room 1.5, in the Irish Aid offices at 13-15 Lower Hatch Street, Dublin 2.

We will be offering support to members, as always, during the grant call, as set out in our Calendar of Events:

  • Wednesday 23rd October: Training workshop on Results Frameworks and our toolkit, 10am-1pm, IDEA office
  • Wednesday 30th October: 2020 Grants Clinic, 11am – 12.30 pm, webinar

Both events are free of charge for IDEA members but registration is essential.

Please contact elaine@ideaonline.ie with any questions about these events , or support during the Call application process.