Glór na nGael are now accepting grant applications from clubs registered with The Joe McDonagh Foundation for round 3 in 2019.
Grants of up to €500 are available to clubs participating in the language scheme. Projects and events which encourage the use and learning of the Irish Language among the club community will be eligible for support. The fund will provide €2 match funding for every €1 put towards eligible projects by the club. The maximum award made in this round will be €500, allowing for a total project spend of €750 including the club’s minimum contribution.
Contact your local Glór na nGael representative to access the application form as well as to get information on the terms and conditions. The grant scheme is only open to registered clubs. Special/supplementary projects will be considered for funding in this round, eg. Irish language resources, permanent Irish language signage for your club, translation of club website, the publication of books/CD’s, an Irish language Christmas event, etc. Applications to be completed by 5:00pm on Friday 1 November 2019.
The Joe McDonagh Foundation is a support service provided by Glór na nGael and the Gaelic Athletic Association to GAA clubs wishing to further the Irish Language in their community. The Joe McDonagh Foundation Grant scheme is funded by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, The Gaelic Athletic Association and Foras na Gaeilge.