Eight social entrepreneur awards available in Ireland

first_img Tagged with: Funding Ireland social enterprise The winners will be announced in September. Previous winners have included projects related to social welfare, employment and culture. www.socialentrepreneurs.ie/awards Impact which will provide €130,000 over two years plus €70,000 of other support to social entrepreneurs who are established and have the potential to grow; AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis and Elevator which will provide €22,000 in growth capital and €10,000 worth of other support for ideas that are at an earlier stage. Awards for social entrepreneurs in Ireland worth up to €130,000 for individuals are open for applications until 18 February 2013. Social Entrepreneurs Ireland is looking for social entrepreneurs who have an innovative solution to a societal challenge, who have a project or organisation that is up and running with evidence of activities undertaken, and who aim significantly to scale and grow the impact of what they are doing. Social Entrepreneurs Ireland will choose eight social entrepreneurs who have the most potential to create significant social impact. There are two programmes for the awards: Advertisementcenter_img Howard Lake | 8 February 2013 | News Eight social entrepreneur awards available in Ireland  56 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

A fifth of all eligible Limerick businesses yet to apply for…

first_imgLimerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Previous articleLimerick Ladies football squad announced as fixtures confirmed for All-Ireland seriesNext articleFilm in Limerick welcomes extension of Regional Film Uplift for Mid-West in budget Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads LimerickNewsA fifth of all eligible Limerick businesses yet to apply for Business Restart Grant Plus schemeBy Staff Reporter – October 14, 2020 229 Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Twitter WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Advertisement Printcenter_img Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limerick Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Photo by Scott Graham on Unsplash AROUND 80 per cent of businesses in Limerick who are eligible for the Business Grant Plus scheme have applied for funding from Limerick City and County Council.  To date Limerick City and County Council has received 4,211 applications with a value of €19.5 million, while 3,856 applications have been processed with €17.8 million having been paid to businesses in Limerick.  Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up However, that still leaves around 20 per cent of eligible businesses who have yet to apply for the scheme. Closing date for applications is 31 October 2020. The Business Restart Grant Plus scheme amounts to direct grant aid of between a minimum of €4,000 to €25,000, based on commercial rates bill from 2019. It is open to businesses that have a turnover of less than €100,000 per employee up to a maximum of €25million. The grant, administered by Limerick City and County Council is to help businesses with the costs associated with the Covid-19 pandemic.  Other qualifying criteria include:·         Be a commercial, trading, entity ·         Operate from a premises that is commercially rateable by a local authority ·         Have 0 – 250 employees ·         Have suffered a 25%+ loss in turnover between 1 April and 30 June 2020. ·         Commit to remain open or to reopen if closed ·         Intend to retain employees that are on The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) If a business has already been paid a grant under the initial Restart Grant Scheme, they do not need to complete a new application for the Restart Plus. The Council will contact you to confirm if you wish to opt-in to the Restart Grant Plus scheme. The Council will liaise with businesses directly, in the event that any additional information is required to complete your application under the Restart Grant Plus scheme. A further 30% top up is available for businesses as part of the introduction of Covid Level 3 restrictions. The Council will again contact businesses to confirm if they are eligible/ wish to opt-in to the Restart Grant Plus 30% scheme. Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Michael Collins said: “As a small business owner I understand the worry and confusion brought about by Covid-19. Some futures are uncertain and it is difficult to live with the ‘not knowing’.” “The Business ReStart Grant Plus will, in some way, help allay some of the costs associated and incurred when re-opening or keeping a business operational as well as re-connecting with employees and customers.” Sean Coughlan, Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Finance with Limerick City and County Council said: “Business Restart Grant Plus is one of a suite of measures being offered by Limerick City and County Council and Local Enterprise Office Limerick. I would encourage all businesses eligible to apply.” “Our records suggest there is still around 20 per cent of eligible businesses that have yet to apply for the grant. Log on to limerick.ie/business and fill out the application form. The form is not complicated and only takes a few minutes.” For more information on the Restart Grant Plus click here.To apply for the ReStart Grant Plus Scheme, click here. For information about other schemes to support businesses, check out limerick.ie/business.  Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Linkedin Email TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post last_img read more

Busoga United defeat BIDCO FC in Uganda premier league tie

first_imgBusoga UnitedFC’s head coach, Abby Kikomeko celebrates his club’s second goal.Jinja, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Busoga United FC has defeated fellow Eastern based side Bidco FC in a Uganda Premier League match played on Saturday.Busoga United stopped Bidco FC 2-1 in a game played at the Jinja based Arena Stadium. Lawrence Tezikya and David Bagoole netted for Busoga United FC, while Musa Walangalila scored from a header for Bidco FC. Abby Kikomeko, the Busoga United’s head coach says that his players were determined to win the game having lost 2-1 to Onduparaka FC in their previous match.Kikomeko says his players have mastered the art of containing the ball within the midfield which he says will help perform well in the other matches of the second round of the League. Dan Kabaale, the Bidco FC interim coach says he is still laying winning strategies since he is new at the Club.  He adds that fans should be patient with their team as they anticipate for victory in the remaining League matches of the 2019/2020 season. *******URNShare on: WhatsApplast_img read more