How the Scheme Works


  • Applicants complete and submit a short application form to Cork City PPN by Thursday 23 May 2019, 18:00hrs
  • A shortlist of 6 will be selected by a panel composed of a representative from,
    • Cork City PPN
    • Cork City Council
    • Atlantic Social Labs
  • Those who are shortlisted will work with video production partners StoryTracks to create a video pitching the project they want to fund
  • Videos will be placed online for the public to view and vote on using a voting platform created by communications partners One Step Closer
  • The number of votes received by each organisation will determine whether organisations receive a grant top up of €150, €250, or €500
  • Each of the 6 shortlisted applicants will also receive a basic grant of €250, so the grants available are worth €400, €500, and €750


The Cork Voices grant is being co-funded by Atlantic Social Labs and Cork City PPN in partnership with Cork City Council and Enterprise Ireland. StoryTracks ( and One Step Closer ( have been contracted as part of Enterprise Ireland’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project (find out more at


Download Application for Cork Voices Grant Scheme May 2019