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National Play Day and Recreation Week 2018

May 7th, 2018|

Funding for National Recreation Week events in Clare:

Clare County Council invites applications from groups who wish to provide recreational and play activities to children and young people under 18 years for National Recreation Week and National Play Day. This fund is targeted at groups who wish to provide “Celebrating 25 years of a child’s right to play” themed activities for children and young people under 18 years for either of these events. This financial assistance is funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

National Play Day is generally targeted at children up to 12 years and National Recreation Week targets the 12-18 age group. The award criteria will include:
• Relevance to the theme & age category
• The use of the grant
• The focus of the activity
• The number of participants
• The date or dates over which the activity will run
• The likelihood that the activity will be undertaken regularly by young people
after the Recreation Week and Play day is ended
• The level of matching resources (financial and personal) that will be
contributed by the promoting organisation

A brief application form and further details are available from the Active Ennis Leisure Complex, Highfield Road, Ennis, Co. Clare, Tel 065-6821604. Email info@activeennis.ie. Closing date for receipt of applications is 4.00pm on 11th May, 2018