The Scheme to Support National Organisations (SSNO) provides funding to voluntary organisations in Ireland. Organisations that want to apply must focus on providing supports and improving the lives of disadvantaged people.
The current round of funding runs from 1 July 2016 until 30 June 2019. The 2019-2022 scheme is now closed. Applications are currently going through an appraisal process and final decisions will be communicated to applicants in late May/early June 2019.
The PPN is the 'go to' for all local authorities who wish to benefit from community and voluntary expertise in their area.
Boardmatch Ireland is the national corporate governance charity in Ireland. It was set up to improve governance in the not-for-profit sector by strengthening boards and management committees, providing services and support to not for profits and charities to help them improve and strengthen their board composition.
Social Innovation Fund and Young Social Innovators (YSI)
The Social Innovation Fund was created by the government to find solutions to funding innovation in the non-profit sector that targets critical social issues. All money raised is matched by the Department of Rural and Community Development via the Dormant Accounts Fund.
Young Social Innovators promotes education for social innovation by empowering and supporting young people to realise their potential as social innovators, giving them the skills and confidence to tackle the social issues facing them, their communities and wider society.