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20Apr
2020
Community

Colmcille Grants Scheme 2020

The deadline for Round 1 of this scheme has been extended to 20 April 2020. 

This scheme aims to promote relations between the language communities of Scottish and Irish Gaeilge and to strengthen Scottish and Irish Gaelic through these relations. There will be two rounds of the grants scheme in 2020:

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Round 1: 

·         Deadline Monday 20 April 2020

·         Applications for projects starting in 2020

·         Upper limit €12,000/£10,800 

Round 2:

·         Deadline Monday 12 October 2020

·         Applications for projects starting in 2020/2021

·         Upper limit €12,000/£10,800

An application can be made for up to 80% of the total costs of the project. The scheme is open to any organisation which is in a position to promote the relations and which has the appropriate documentation.

More Information:

Colmcille Grants Scheme 2020 Application Form

Colmcille Grants Scheme 2020 Guidelines

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Status: Open

27Apr
2020
Education / Youth, News

Youth Events Scheme 2020

The deadline for this scheme has been extended to Monday 27th April at 12.00 p.m

Foras na Gaeilge is providing funding for appropriate Youth Events programmes (which must contain a minimum of 12 sessions) through Irish for young people (3 to 18 years of age):

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  • which aim to strengthen the Irish language through a mix of activities;
  • that are not residential events;
  • which will run between 31 August 2020 and 02 July 2021;
  • applications for festivals, competitions or one-off events will not be accepted

Grants are provided out of public funding, and Foras na Gaeilge has statutory duties to ensure value for money for all funded projects.

Foras na Gaeilge recommends to applicants to seek joint funding for projects, when appropriate, and to cooperate with other organisations in order to achieve the best value from the Foras na Gaeilge grant.

We particularly welcome applications from organisations located in areas recognised in Government strategies or legislation.

Documents:

Treoirlínte Dhátheangach_Bilingual Guidelines_Scéim na nImeachtaí Óige 2020-21

Foirm Iarratais Dhátheangach_Bilingual Application Form_Scéim na nImeachtaí Óige 2020-21

Please note that every applicant must submit the relevant safeguarding checklist with the application:

Guidance for Safeguarding Policy Checklist_North

Guidance for Child Protection Policy Checklist_South

Safeguarding Policy Checklist_North

Child Protection Policy Checklist_South

A signed hard copy must be submitted to Foras na Gaeilge before the deadline.

If you have any question on any aspect of the qualifying criteria, contact Foras na Gaeilge before the deadline. The deadline for this scheme has been extended to Monday 27th April at 12.00 p.m

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Status: Open

24Jan
2020
News, Business

Business Support Scheme 2020

This scheme supports small and medium-sized commercial enterprises promote Irish in their businesses through signage, packaging, websites and printed marketing material. All criteria and details of the scheme are given in the downloadable form below.

For a taste of other businesses that use Irish as a marketing tool, look at the samples that are on Twitter and YouTube .

The budget for this scheme is limited. Applications will be accepted and assessed until the fund is spent.

Note that as a result of European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Foras na Gaeilge can no longer deal with third parties, and contact will be with applicant only.

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For more information and to find out whether your business is entitled to funding under this scheme, contact Pádraig Ó Conghaile at +353 1 6398463 or email stg@forasnagaeilge.ie.

If you would like to apply, read the checklist beforehand and the send the following three documents by email to stg@forasnagaeilge.ie

  1. Application Form

Read the whole application form carefully, fill-in every part of it and sign the contract on the last page. The application form can be downloaded from the link below:

STG_2020_Foirm_Iarratais

  1. Draft copy of the design and the proposed wording

Attach a draft of the design and the proposed wording to the application form as prepared by a professional designer. You may benefit from these free facilities/support services when preparing a draft copy:

 

  • Estimates
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    Include the estimates from the designer/other providers with the application form. You will be entitled to seek up to 50% of the total cost through this scheme.

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    Status: Open

    30Sep
    2019
    Education / Youth

    Gaeltacht Scholarships Scheme 2020-22

    Foras na Gaeilge welcomes organisations wishing to administer a scholarships scheme to apply to the Gaeltacht Scholarships Scheme 2020-22.  We will provide funding for scholarships under the following three categories: Pupils under 18 in the north, Adults and Families

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    This scheme aims to provide an opportunity to young people under eighteen years of age who live in the north, as well as adults and families throughout the island, to attend a Gaeltacht course.

    We will ask grantees, in conjunction with community groups, schools etc., to focus on areas in which a large number of disadvantaged people live. We will ask grantees also to focus on providing scholarships to people from Gaeltacht service towns and the Irish language networks.

    Applicants must have the following

    1. A constitution or memorandum and articles
    2. Child safeguarding checklist adapted to the relevant jurisdiction
    3. A bank account
    4. A valid ROS tax number or tax clearance certificate
    5. Audited accounts

    Deadline for applications

    5 p.m. Monday 30 September 2019

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    Status: Closed

    09Sep
    2019
    Reading and Publishing

    Literary Projects Scheme 2020

    Grants will be awarded based on comprehensive plans submitted by groups/organisations who wish to develop and promote Irish language literary projects.

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    Closing date: 12 noon, Monday, 09 September 2019 

    Further Information: 

    Treoirlínte - Tionscadail Litríochta 2020

    Critéir Mheasúnaithe - Cáiliú do dheontas A

    Critéir Mheasúnaithe - Cáiliú do dheontas B

    Application Form: 

    Please contact Clár na Leabhar Gaeilge at 046 9430419 or by emailing  to request an application form.

    Please include the name of the company and a contact number if you are contacting us by email. 

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    Status: Closed

    28Feb
    2020
    Education / Youth, News

    Summer Camp Scheme 2020

    Foras na Gaeilge is providing funding for appropriate Summer Camps through Irish for young people (3 to 18 years of age):

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    • which aim to strengthen the Irish language through a mix of activities;
    • that are not residential camps;
    • which will last 5 days;
    • which will run between 22 June and 28 August 2020;
    • which will last at least 4.5 hours each day.

    This is a nonprofit scheme to keep the camp fees low for the young people.

    Grants are provided out of public funding, and Foras na Gaeilge has statutory duties to ensure value for money for all funded projects.

    Foras na Gaeilge recommends to applicants to seek joint funding for projects, when appropriate, and to cooperate with other organisations in order to achieve the best value from the Foras na Gaeilge grant.

    We particularly welcome applications from organisations located in areas recognised in Government strategies or legislation.

    Documents:

    Treoirlínte Dhátheangach_Bilingual Guidelines_Scéim na gCampaí Samhraidh 2020

    Foirm Iarratais Dhátheangach_Bilingual Application Form_Scéim na gCampaí Samhraidh 2020

    Guidance for Safeguarding Policy Checklist_North

    Guidance for Child Protection Policy Checklist_South

    Safeguarding Policy Checklist_North 

    Child Protection Policy Checklist_South

    Please note that every applicant must submit the relevant safeguarding checklist with the application.

    A signed hard copy must be submitted to Foras na Gaeilge before the deadline.

    If you have any question on any aspect of the qualifying criteria, contact Foras na Gaeilge before the deadline, 12.00pm, Friday  28 February 2020.

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    Status: Closed

    21Feb
    2020
    Community

    Colmcille Bursary Scheme 2020

    A scholarship scheme for fluent Irish speakers who wish to take a course in Scottish Gaelic in 2020.

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    Deadline: Friday 21 February 2020.

    Sparánachtaí - treoirlínte foirm iarratais 2019-20 glan191129

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    Status: Closed

    13Feb
    2019
    Reading and Publishing

    The Mentoring Scheme

    Aim: Gives trainee writers an opportunity to get advice regarding their writing and the art of writing in general from recognised writers (mentors).

    Support available: A fee of €2,500 for the mentor and a fee of €1,000 for the apprentice. Expenses of no more that €350 available for the mentor.

    Target Group: Writers at the beginning of their writing career and recognised writers who are interested in being mentors themselves.

    Status: Open

    Closing date for applications: 12:00, Friday, 15 March 2019

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    Forms:

    1.1 Téarmaí agus Rialacha Scéim Meantóireachta 2019

    1.2 Critéir Meas- ábhair scríbhneora

    1.3 Crit Meas - meantóir

     

    Application Form

    To request an application form please contact Clár na Leabhar Gaeilge’s offices at 046 9430419 or by email at leabhar@forasnagaeilge.ie If contacting by email please include a contact telephone number.

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    Status: Closed

    13Feb
    2019
    Reading and Publishing

    The Commission Scheme

    Aim: To distribute funds among Irish language writers in such a way as to ensure a satisfactory supply across the full range of reading categories.

    Support available: between €2,000 - €12,000 for the writer and €500 administrative fee for the publisher on publication of the commission.

    Target Group: Irish Language Writers.

    Status: Open

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    Forms

    1.1 Rialacha Scéim na gCoimisiún

    1.2 Crit Mheas Scéim na gCoim 2019 don suíomh

    Application Form

    To request an application form please contact Clár na Leabhar Gaeilge’s offices at 046 9430419 or by email at leabhar@forasnagaeilge.ie If contacting by email please enclose the company’s name and contact telephone number.

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    Status: Closed

    07Jun
    2018
    Reading and Publishing

    Literary Projects Scheme 2019

    Grants will be awarded based on comprehensive plans submitted by groups/organisations who wish to develop and promote Irish language literary projects.

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    Closing date: 12 noon, Monday, 10 September 2018  

    Further Information: 

    Critéir Measúnaithe Iarratas ar Thionscadail Litríochta - cáiliú do dheontas

    Critéir Measúnaithe Iarratas ar Thionscadail Litríochta - cáiliú do dheontasB

    Treoirlínte Tionsc Lit 2019

    Application Form: 

    Please contact Clár na Leabhar Gaeilge at 046 9430419 or by emailing  to request an application form.

    Please include the name of the company and a contact number if you are contacting us by email. 

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    Status: Closed

    19Feb
    2018
    Community

    Colmcille Bursary Scheme 2018

    A scholarship scheme for fluent Irish-speakers who wish to take a course in Scottish Gaelic in 2018.

    Deadline:  12.00 noon, Friday, 19 February 2018

    Status: Closed

    01Dec
    2017
    Community

    Grúpaí le Gaeilge 2018 (Groups with Irish)

    Supporting opportunities for use in the community by providing funding for groups to run a programme of events in Irish in connection with a special interest they have.

    Deadline: Friday 1 December 2017, 12.00 p.m. 

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    Conditions of the scheme

    The group

    • The group applying is a community group. The name of the group must be the same as the name of the group’s bank account. Statutory bodies, local authorities or current grantees of Foras na Gaeilge are not eligible to apply for this scheme. A copy of the current bank statement of the committee is needed.
    • There are at least five in the group.
    • Irish is the group’s means of communications, but the group has planned activities in the programme of activities in connection with a special interest rather than Irish itself.

    More information/Apply online

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    Status: Closed

    30Jun
    2016
    Reading and Publishing

    The Publishing Scheme 2016

    The Publishing Scheme aims to assist publishers to publish Irish language books.

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    Financial support is available in the production, marketing and developmental fields.

    This scheme is closed. 

    Documents:

    Critéir-cáiliú-do-dheontas-AB

    Critéir-cáiliú-do-dheontas-Grúpa-C

    Critéir-rangú-na-ngrúpaí

    Eíleamh-A-2016

    Eileamh-B-2016

    Rialacha-Scéim-na-Foilsitheoireachta-20161

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    Status: Closed

    18 Dei
    2019
    Nuacht, Na hEalaíona

    Scéim na gCompántas Drámaíochta 2020

    Beidh Scéim na gCompántas Drámaíochta oscailte do ghrúpaí drámaíochta amaitéaracha agus proifisiúnta, grúpaí nua-bhunaithe san áireamh, ar mian leo drámaí Gaeilge nó dátheangacha a léiriú timpeall na tíre.

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    Díríonn an scéim seo ar chompántais drámaíochta Gaeilge a bhfuil sé mar aidhm acu drámaíocht na Gaeilge a chothú, a fhorbairt, agus a chur ar fáil d’earnáil na n-ealaíon, do phobal na Gaeilge, don mhórphobal, agus don earnáil oideachais. Lena chois sin, is ar fhorbairt pobail freastail agus féachána imeachtaí drámaíochta a dhíríonn an scéim seo.

    Spriocdháta: 12 meán lae an 18 Deireadh Fómhair 2020

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    Cáipéisí:

    Foirm Sainordú Íocaíochta 2020 CD

    190912 Treoirlínte Critéir CD Gaeilge

    190912 Treoirlínte Critéir CD Béarla 2020

    Tabhair faoi deara go gcaithfidh gach iarratasóir an seicliosta um chumhdach cuí a chur isteach leis an iarratas, tá na seicliostaí ar fáil thíos:

    190912 Seicliosta Cumhdach leanaí_ó dheas (3)

    190912 Seicliosta Cumhdach leanaí_ó thuaidh

    190913 CD. Foirm Iarratais 2020

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    Stádas: DÚNTA

    02 Meá
    2019
    Léitheoireacht & Foilsitheoireacht

    Scéim na Foilsitheoireachta 2020

    Tugann an scéim seo cúnamh d’fhoilsitheoirí leabhair Ghaeilge a fhoilsiú. Cuirtear tacaíocht maoinithe ar fáil sna réimsí táirgeachta, margaíochta agus forbartha. 

    Spriocdháta: 12:00 meán lae, Dé Luain, 2 Meán Fómhair 2019

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    Foirm Iarratais

    Chun an fhoirm iarratais a iarraidh déan teagmháil le hoifig Chlár na Leabhar Gaeilge ag m046 9430419 nó ag an seoladh ríomhphoist leabhar@forasnagaeilge.ie.

    I gcás ríomhphost iarrtar ort ainm na cuideachta agus uimhir teagmhála a chur leis.

    Tuilleadh eolais sna cáipéisí thíos:

    Rialacha Scéim na Foilsitheoireachta 2020

    Critéir - rangú na ngrúpaí

    Critéir - cáiliú do dheontas AB

    Critéir - cáiliú do dheontas - Grúpa C

    Athrú Plean 2020

    Bunchonradh Údair Foil

    Éileamh A 2020

    Éileamh B 2020

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    Stádas: DÚNTA

    13 Fea
    2019
    Léitheoireacht & Foilsitheoireacht

    An Scéim Meantóireachta

    Aidhm: Deis a thabhairt do scríbhneoirí í dtús a ré scríbhneoireachta comhairle faoina gcuid scríbhinní, agus faoi cheird na scríbhneoireachta i gcoitinne, a fháil ó scríbhneoirí aitheanta (meantóirí)

    Tacaíocht ar fáil: Táille €2,500 don mheantóir agus táille €1,000 don phrintíseach. Costas nach mó ná €350 ar fáil don mheantóir.

    Spriocghrúpa: Scríbhneoirí i dtús a ré scríbhneoireachta agus scríbhneoirí aitheanta a bhfuil suim acu a bheith ina meantóirí faoin scéim.

    Stádas: Dúnta

    Spriocdháta d’iarratais: 13:00, Dé hAoine, 15 Márta 2019

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    Cáipéisí:

    Chun an fhoirm iarratais a iarraidh déan teagmháil le hoifig Chlár na Leabhar Gaeilge ag 046 9430419 nó ag an seoladh ríomhphoist leabhar@forasnagaeilge.ie i gcás ríomhphost iarrtar ort uimhir teagmhála a chur leis.

    1.1 Téarmaí agus Rialacha Scéim Meantóireachta 2019

    1.2 Critéir Measúnaithe- ábhair scríbhneora

    1.3 Crit Measúnaithe - meantóir

    Foirm Iarratais

    Chun an fhoirm iarratais a iarraidh déan teagmháil le hoifig Chlár na Leabhar Gaeilge ag 046 9430419 nó ag an seoladh ríomhphoist leabhar@forasnagaeilge.ie i gcás ríomhphost iarrtar ort uimhir teagmhála a chur leis.

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    Stádas: DÚNTA

    13 Fea
    2019
    Léitheoireacht & Foilsitheoireacht

    Scéim na gCoimisiúin

    Aidhm: Ciste coimisiúnaithe a dháileadh i measc lucht liteartha na Gaeilge sa chaoi is go gcinnteofar soláthar sásúil sna réimsí éagsúla léitheoireachta.

    Tacaíocht ar fáil: Idir €2,000 - €12,000 don scríbhneoir agus €500 táille riaracháin don fhoilsitheoir ar fhoilsiú an choimisiúin.

    Spriocghrúpa: Lucht liteartha na Gaeilge.

    Stádas: Dúnta

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    Cáipéisí

    1.1 Rialacha Scéim na gCoimisiún

    1.2 Crit Mheasúnaithe Scéim na gCoimisiúin 2019

    Foirm Iarratais

    Chun an fhoirm iarratais a iarraidh déan teagmháil le hoifig Chlár na Leabhar Gaeilge ag 046 9430419 nó ag an seoladh ríomhphoist leabhar@forasnagaeilge.ie I gcás ríomhphost iarrtar ort ainm na cuideachta agus uimhir teagmhála a chur leis.

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    Stádas: DÚNTA

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