McCarthy’s Ward Funds 2021

The call for Kieran’s 2021 Ward Fund is now CLOSED.

Cllr Kieran McCarthy is calling on any community groups based in the south east ward of Cork City, which includes areas such as Ballinlough, Ballintemple, Blackrock, Mahon, Douglas, Donnybrook, Maryborough, Rochestown, Mount Oval and Moneygourney with an interest in sharing in his 2021 ward funding to apply for his funds.

A total of E.11,000 is available to community groups through Cllr Kieran McCarthy’s ward funds. In general, contributions to groups range between e.150 to e.250 or slightly more depending on the project.

Application should be made via email to Kieran at kieran_mccarthy@corkcity.ie or via letter (Richmond Villa, Douglas Road) by Friday 5 February 2021.

This email should give the name of the organisation, contact name, contact address, contact email, contact telephone number, details of the organisation, and what will the ward grant will be used for?

  

Please Note:

  • Ward funds will be prioritised to community groups based in the south east ward or the south east local electoral area of Cork City 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 (as per Covid guidelines), digital included, and that benefit the wider community.
  • Cllr McCarthy 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 forward enterprise programmes to encourage entrepreneurship to the ward.
  • Cllr McCarthy is particularly interested in funding community projects such as community environment projects such as tree planting and projects that that promote the rich history and environment within the south east of Cork City.
  • Cllr McCarthy especially welcomes proposals where the funding will be used to run a community event (as per COVID guidelines) 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 environment projects such as tree planting, community concerts, and projects those that promote the rich history and environment within the south east ward.
  • Cllr McCarthy publishes a list of his ward fund allocations each year on this page.

Kieran’s Ward Funds 2020 Allocations:

Contributions Amount
Ballinlough Summer Festival 400
Lee Rowing Club 200
Blackrock Scout Group 200
Coal Quay Shawlies 150
Sundays Well Swimming Club 200
Endsleigh Estate Residents Association 200
Our Lady of Lourdes NS 250
Ag Eisteacht 300
St Anthonys BNS 300
Mahon Family Resource Centre 200
Ursulines Secondary School 300
Marian Park Grotto & Grass Cutting Committee 150
Tramore Athletic Football Club 150
Mahon Social Inclusion Project 150
Mahon Age Link 150
St Michaels Bowls Club 150
Meitheal Mara 200
City of Cork Male Voice Choir 150
Cope Foundation 150
Turners Cross Mens Retirement Club 100
Blackrock Rowing Club 200
Blackrock Playground Project 400
Ballinlough Scout Group 250
Douglas Young at Heart 200
Beaumont Residents Association 200
Middle Parish & Coal Quay Historical Society 100
Olde Ballinlough Faery Trail 400
Cork Gay Community Development Co 200
Douglas Tidy Towns 400
Shandon Street Festival 150
Blackrock Community Association 350
Rising Sun School of Karate 200
Old Cork Waterworks/Lifetime Lab 250
Firkin Crane 500
Cork Nature Network 150
Knockrea Residents Association 200
Rockies Bowls Club 150
St Michaels Football Club 200
Mahon Bowls Club 150
Mahon Retired Residents Association 200
Ballinlough Summer Scheme 400
Ballinlough Community Association 250
Mahon Action for Older People 150
The Marina Melodies Choir 150
Yorkboro Resident’s Association 316.66
Our Lady of Lourdes 150
Retired Peoples Network 200
Mahon Kids Club 200
The Borough Residents Association 200
   

Spent e.10916.66 of e.11,000