The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection is providing funding to support anti-poverty groups to organise local, regional or national activities to promote awareness of the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and to mark this day in 2019.
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the United Nations theme for 17 October, 2019 is “Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty.”
This funding is open to anti-poverty organisations and groups working with people experiencing poverty at national or local level in the Republic of Ireland.
The maximum amount of funding which can be awarded to any one project is up to €3,000.00, with a limitation of only one proposal per organisation under this initiative.
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The annual UN Intl Day for the Eradication of Poverty (UN Day) 17 October is a day to express friendship and solidarity with people who have to live with poverty and social exclusion every day of the year in Ireland, Europe and around the world. Source: http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/UN_Event.aspx