15 Nov 2012

Funding for The Gathering 2013

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Press Release:

Douglas Road based Cllr Kieran McCarthy is calling on community groups to avail of part of the fund of €30,000 to Cork City Council for local and community events being organised in Cork City for The Gathering 2013. The application Form and Guidelines are available on http://www.corkcity.ie/news/mainbody,56125,en.html. The closing date is Friday 30th November at 5pm.Cllr McCarthy noted: “various types of Gatherings will be considered for funding – it can include school reunions, sports clubs hosting overseas teams, music, cultural or business gatherings involving overseas visitors to the county/ locality”.

To be eligible for funding, the event/ project must deliver a minimum of 10 incremental overseas visitors per E.500 fund award to the individual gathering. Projects must provide evidence of tapping into international networks, have the capability to promote the event and provide a potential for media coverage. Eligible applications will be evaluated on a competitive basis against the criteria. Full details can be found on the link above.

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