Upcoming Dates – Events – Funding Deadlines – Consultations and Surveys and Paid and Voluntary Experience


Wed 19 Feb PPN Members Plenary, UCC, The Hub Room 1.10, College Road
Tues 11 Feb, 18:00 – 20:00 Cork Entrepreneurs Network (CEN) & LEO (Local Enterprise Office) Local Supports for business. Republic of Work, 12 South Mall, Cork
Tuesday 11 Feb, 18:00 – 20:00 Cork Entrepreneurs Network (CEN) & LEO (Local Enterprise Office) Local Supports for business. Republic of Work, 12 South Mall, Cork
Feb 14  11:00 – 14:00 Taken’d – animated film, by TVG and Cork Sexual Health Centre at the Kino, Washington St. Special guest Stevie G
Apply by 17 Feb Applications open to groups to join Cork St. Patrick’s Festival ☘️
Wed, 19 Feb, 9:30 – 17:00 The Diversity Career – Jobs and Education Fair, Millennium Hall, Cork, City Council 
Wed, 19 Feb Dress for Success present Val Mullally on How to have a Calmer, Happier Family, at the Rochestown Hotel
Fri, 06 Mar (€20) Celebrating International Women’s Day Luncheon, with Cork Entrepreneurs Network in conjunction with The Tweeting Goddess & The Bodega
Mon, 18 Feb 17:00–21:00 Preparing an Annual Report, University College Cork – Student HUB, College Road
Tues 25 Feb; Tues 10 Mar; Wed 11 Mar Ag Eisteacht – ABLE Training, Northridge House, Castle Road, Blackrock, Cork
Thurs, 21 May, 09:00 – 16:30 Reconnecting with the Heart of Frontline Practice (Ag Eisteacht; Caidreamh  and SHEP), Northridge House, Castle Road, Blackrock
Wed, 26 Feb, 10:00 – 13:00 Kindness and Compassion Workshop for Staff:  ‘Kindness Works Here’, presented by PSYCHED, Pegasus Suite, Clayton Hotel, Lapps Quay, Cork
Tues, 10 Mar, 09:30 – 13:00 Introduction to Psyched Training:Silver springs Clayton Hotel, Cork
Tues 31 Mar, 12:30 – 13:45 Facing the future – Preparing for the opportunities and challenges that growing older brings, City Library, Grand Parade
Wed 01 Apr 20 11:30 – 12:45 Minding Yourself – Coping skills to take care of yourself and those you care for. Blackpool Library, Redforge Rd. Blackpool

Consultations and Surveys
Deadline: Fri 21 Feb Consultation Survey: Libraries Development Plan 2020 – 2024
Deadline: Fri 28 Feb Review of Sustainable Mobility Policy, Extended Deadline. Read more on our website
Deadline: Fri Mar 20 Pedestrian Cork Survey
Urban Trees Survey https://surveymonkey.com/r/W7SKD32
  Other Government Consultations that may be of interest
Thurs, 27 Feb Glashaboy River (Glanmire/Sallybrook) Drainage Scheme – Public Consultation Notice
Thurs, 27 Feb River Bride (Blackpool) Drainage Scheme – Public Consultation Notice, Dept: Public Expenditure & Reform
Fri 21 Feb, 17:00 Public Consultation Waste Action Plan for a Circular Economy
Fri 21 Feb, 17:00 Consultation on the Transposition of the Circular Economy Waste Package
Fri 28 Feb, 17:00 Consultation to Inform a Policy Framework for the Development of District Heating in Ireland
Mon 02 Mar Review of the Occupations Lists for Employment Permits
13 Mar, 17:00 National Policy on Architecture Public Consultation

 Available Funding and Deadlines

Quarterly deadlines DM Thomas Foundation for Young People (Funding Digest Pg 20); Health/education charities working with children & young people with disabilities; or in hospital or requiring palliative care
Thurs, 13 Feb Culture Ireland Grants (to present work by Irish artists at international venues/festivals. (Funding Digest Pg 22)
Thurs 13 Feb The Arts Council – (Funding Digest Pg 25) Young Ensembles Scheme, Aimed at groups of young people (12-24) to create or critically engage original work in any artform. Funding ranges to €25,000
Fri, 14 Feb Social Innovation Fund – Ability to Work Fund,  (Funding Digest Pg29) Aimed at people (ages 17+), with an intellectual, physical, mental health, learning or sensory disability. Cash grants to €90,000 for 3 years & a business supports package
Fri,14 Feb, 5pm Cork City Council Local Community Heritage Grant 2020 and the Local Heritage Publication Grant Scheme 2020
1st round Mon, 24 Feb Cork City Council Placemaking Fund 2020 
Mon 24 Feb Cork City Council – Community Association Capital Grant – Capital works/ major building maintenance in Community Associations.
Mon 24 Feb Community Development Project Grant – For once off, small scale programme activities and community projects being run Community Groups or Associations.
Mon 24 Feb Community Development Capital Grants – Capital and building works required by Community Groups in Cork City
Fri 06 Mar Cork City Council Sports Capital Grant
Thurs 20-Wed 26 Feb Erasmus+ Programme: 2014 – 2020, (Funding Digest Pg 32) – Private & public organisations -training; education (adult/ higher/ school / vocational) sport, youth & community work
Fri 28 Feb Rural Regeneration and Development Fund, (Funding Digest Pg 37)
Fri 28 Feb Christian Brothers Edmund Rice Trust Fund, (Funding Digest Pg 39) – Project areas incl: poverty alleviation educational disadvantage, youth leadership
05-Mar Irish Cancer Society X-HALE 2020 Short Film Competition Grant Call  -Youth Led film

Paid & Voluntary Work

Wed 12 Feb, 17:00 Ag Eisteacht: Training and Development Specialist
Tues, 25 Feb Become a 2020 SDG Advocate! – 8 month training programme
Training Sat 7 Mar Big Brother Big Sister Project Cork, Foroige, Commitment  -1-2hrs per week