Irish Youth Foundation: Applegreen Blossom Fund 2021 in Ireland
Applegreen, in partnership with the Irish Youth Foundation (IYF), are delighted to announce the launch of the 2021 Applegreen Blossom Fund.
The Applegreen Blossom Fund will offer grants to projects and programmes that support successful transitions through education for children and young people at risk of early school leaving.
They are looking to fund programmes that promote positive transitions throughout a young persons’ school life; from primary to secondary school and/or completion of secondary cycle.
The Fund will support organisations working with children and young people in the Republic of Ireland aged between 6-18 years.
The fund will offer grants of between €5,000-€10,000 to projects and programmes that support successful transitions through education for children and young people at risk of early school leaving.
To be eligible the applying organisation must;
Work with young people aged between 6-18 years old
Be a registered not-for-profit or charitable organisation
The organisation must have a bank account set up in the name of the organisation
Be registered in the Republic of Ireland and active in Ireland for the past 12 months
The organisation must have a child protection policy in place
How will applications be assessed?
The IYF will assess all applications received using a scoring sheet to assess their suitability against the fund criteria
A longlist of applications that meet all the criteria will be prepared by IYF, and these will be presented to the Applegreen CSR committee for evaluation
The committee will meet to review and will agree the shortlist
IYF will conduct due diligence on the shortlist
The final decision on awarding grants rests with the Applegreen CSR committee
Successful applicants will be notified and contracts issued by IYF
Once signed contracts are received, the funds will be transferred
For more information, visit https://iyf.ie/applegreen-blossom-fund/