Healthy Clare Micro Fund 2023

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The deadline for applications has passed.

This funding scheme is now closed.


Introduction

Clare Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) recognises the importance of supporting initiatives around the county that promote population health and wellbeing.

What is the purpose of the Healthy Clare Micro Fund 2023?

The purpose of the Local Community Development Committee's Healthy Clare Micro Fund is to encourage and support community and voluntary groups to take an active part in improving and protecting health and wellbeing at all stages of life, reducing health inequalities, and creating an environment where everyone can play their part in a healthier Clare. The fund will encourage targeted actions in response to the identified 2 priority outcomes for a Healthier Clare.

  1. Healthy Weight
  2. Positive Mental Health Promotion

These priority outcomes align with the Healthy Clare Strategic Action Plan, Healthy Ireland Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing and the draft Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP).

Who should apply?

Any Community and Voluntary group promoting health and wellbeing in County Clare may apply. Public sector organisations are not eligible to make an application. Groups are encouraged to register with the Clare Public Participation Network (PPN) and be actively involved in the PPN.

What types of proposals are considered?

(The Healthy Clare Micro Fund comprises of 4 different support funds):

1. Support Fund for promoting a Healthy Weight under the following 4 pillars outlined below (Max Grant €2,000)

  1. Healthy Eating
  2. Physical Activity
  3. Stress Management
  4. Sleep Hygiene

2. Support Fund for promoting Positive Mental Health (Max Grant €2,000)

3. Support Fund for hosting 'We're Breastfeeding Friendly Clare' events during World Breastfeeding week (1st - 7th August) and National Breastfeeding week (1st - 7th October) (Max Grant €1,000)

4. Support Scheme for Multicultural Cooking workshops with the creation of a recipe book (Max Grant €1,000)

Please note that:

  • Closing Date for receipt of Application Forms is: Friday 7th July 2023 at 5:00 p.m. via https://submit.link/1O7.
  • Once the project/proposal has been completed, applicants can submit a claim to the Healthy Clare Coordinator via the online platform Submit.com
  • All projects must be completed by 29th March 2024 and claimed by the 5th April 2024. After this time, the funding will be withdrawn.
  • Funding not claimed by the agreed deadline will be withdrawn.
  • The applicant must comply with Tax Clearance procedures.
  • Before completing the online application form please read the Eligible and Ineligible cost guidelines outlines above.

The Healthy Clare Micro Fund is supported by the 

Department of Health's Healthy Ireland Fund, Pobal and Creative Ireland Clare. 

This funding scheme is now closed.


Introduction

Clare Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) recognises the importance of supporting initiatives around the county that promote population health and wellbeing.

What is the purpose of the Healthy Clare Micro Fund 2023?

The purpose of the Local Community Development Committee's Healthy Clare Micro Fund is to encourage and support community and voluntary groups to take an active part in improving and protecting health and wellbeing at all stages of life, reducing health inequalities, and creating an environment where everyone can play their part in a healthier Clare. The fund will encourage targeted actions in response to the identified 2 priority outcomes for a Healthier Clare.

  1. Healthy Weight
  2. Positive Mental Health Promotion

These priority outcomes align with the Healthy Clare Strategic Action Plan, Healthy Ireland Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing and the draft Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP).

Who should apply?

Any Community and Voluntary group promoting health and wellbeing in County Clare may apply. Public sector organisations are not eligible to make an application. Groups are encouraged to register with the Clare Public Participation Network (PPN) and be actively involved in the PPN.

What types of proposals are considered?

(The Healthy Clare Micro Fund comprises of 4 different support funds):

1. Support Fund for promoting a Healthy Weight under the following 4 pillars outlined below (Max Grant €2,000)

  1. Healthy Eating
  2. Physical Activity
  3. Stress Management
  4. Sleep Hygiene

2. Support Fund for promoting Positive Mental Health (Max Grant €2,000)

3. Support Fund for hosting 'We're Breastfeeding Friendly Clare' events during World Breastfeeding week (1st - 7th August) and National Breastfeeding week (1st - 7th October) (Max Grant €1,000)

4. Support Scheme for Multicultural Cooking workshops with the creation of a recipe book (Max Grant €1,000)

Please note that:

  • Closing Date for receipt of Application Forms is: Friday 7th July 2023 at 5:00 p.m. via https://submit.link/1O7.
  • Once the project/proposal has been completed, applicants can submit a claim to the Healthy Clare Coordinator via the online platform Submit.com
  • All projects must be completed by 29th March 2024 and claimed by the 5th April 2024. After this time, the funding will be withdrawn.
  • Funding not claimed by the agreed deadline will be withdrawn.
  • The applicant must comply with Tax Clearance procedures.
  • Before completing the online application form please read the Eligible and Ineligible cost guidelines outlines above.

The Healthy Clare Micro Fund is supported by the 

Department of Health's Healthy Ireland Fund, Pobal and Creative Ireland Clare. 

  • The purpose of the survey is to evaluate the progress of the Healthy Ireland Round 4 Funding Programme which focuses on the following 2 outcomes areas; 

    (1) Healthy Weight for Clare

    (2) Mental Health Promotion

    This will allow us to capture the impact of Healthy Ireland Funding and other Health and Wellbeing initiatives in the county. It will also be a valuable resource for identifying gaps and the necessary actions needed to address challenges.  

    The deadline for applications has passed.

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