Croke Park Community Fund
Croke Park has an annual fund of €100,000 which is used to support projects in the immediate area around the stadium. The fund has now allocated over €650,000 to local community groups since 2009.
Croke Park Community Fund 2015
So far in 2015, the Community Fund has supported 38 local groups and allocated over €75,000 in funding.The final closing date for 2015 applications is on Wednesday, November 11th 2015.
Find out more about the projects the Community Fund has supported so far in 2015
Download the 2015 Application Form in PDF
Download the 2015 Application Form in Word
Croke Park Community Fund 2016 Update
The 2016 Application Form for the Croke Park Community Fund is now available. For community projects that must take place before March 31st 2016 – the closing date for applications is Wednesday, November 11th 2015
Download a pdf of the Application Form 2016
Download a word version of the Application Form 2016
2016 Closing Dates for Applications
The closing dates for applications for each round of funding in 2016 are as follows:
For community projects that must take place before March 31st 2016 – the closing date for applications is Wednesday, November 11th 2015
For community projects that must take place between April and July 2016, the closing date for applications is Friday, February 5th 2016
For projects that must take place between August and October 2016, the closing date for applications is Friday, May 27th 2016
For projects that must take place between October 2016 and January 2017, the closing date for applications is Friday, 2nd September 2016
The principles behind the Croke Park Community Fund:
The fund is intended to support voluntary groups, projects and events which take place within a 1.5km radius of the stadium.
No project will be given 100% funding.
The intention is to support the widest number of suitable projects within the area.
The fund is intended to create not alone new community facilities but also to support services.
Funding will be provided on the basis of original invoices and vouched expenditure being provided.
Projects qualifying for the fund will be considered across the widest possible range of headings
School and education initiatives
Facilities or services for local people
Multi functioning community facilities
Local heritage projects
Community events, street parties and festivals
View pictures of Fund Recipients
Completed applications can be sent to Julianne Savage, Croke Park Stadium, Jones’s Road, Dublin 3 or emailed to email@example.com.
Croke Park Stadium Director Peter McKenna pictured visiting the Central Model Infants’ School in Gardiner Street, Dublin 1.The school received support in 2014 from the Croke Park Community Fund for new classroom technology.