Tuesday 24 May 2016

Funding Available for National Play Day and National Recreation Week

Clare County Council invites applications from groups who wish to provide recreational and play activities to children and young people under 18 years for National Recreation Week (3rd - 9th July 2016) and National Play Day (3rd July 2016).

This fund is targeted at groups who wish to provide “Commemorating 1916” themed activities for children and young people under 18 years for either of these events. This financial assistance is funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

National Play Day is generally targeted at children up to 12 years and National Recreation Week targets the 12-18 age group.

The award criteria will include:

Relevance to the theme & age category
The use of the grant
The focus of the activity
The number of participants
The date or dates over which the activity will run
The likelihood that the activity will be undertaken regularly by young people after the Recreation Week and Play day is ended
The level of matching resources (financial and personnel) that will be contributed by the promoting organisation

A brief application form and further details are available from the Tourism & Community Development Department, Clare County Council, Arás Contae an Chláir, New Road, Ennis, Co. Clare, Tel 065-6846511. Email dceoff@clarecoco.ie

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4.00pm on 3rd June 2016.

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