Cllr Kieran McCarthy is calling on any community groups in the south east ward of Cork City with an interest in sharing in his ward funding to apply for his funds. A total of E.8,000 is available to community groups through Cllr. Kieran McCarthy’s ward funds. Application should be made via letter or email to Kieran at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 14 February 2014 This email should give the name of the organisation, contact name, telephone number, what will the ward grant will be used for?
Ward funds will be prioritised to community groups in the south east ward who build community capacity, educate, build civic awareness and projects, which connect the young and old. Cllr McCarthy especially welcomes proposals where the funding will be used to run a community event that benefits the wider community. In addition, he is seeking to fund projects that give people new skill sets. That could include anything from part funding of coaching training for sports projects to groups interested in bringing enterprise programmes to encourage entrepreneurship to the ward. Cllr McCarthy is also particularly interested in funding community projects such as community concerts, coffee mornings and those that promote the rich history and environment within the south east ward. More guidelines can be viewed under ward funds above.