About Limerick Going for Gold

If you are a community based organisation in Limerick city or county then Limerick Going for Gold is relevant to you. The aim of the Limerick Going for Gold campaign is to make Limerick a cleaner, brighter place to work, live and visit. Limerick Going for Gold Campaign continues to be supported and sponsored by the JP Mc Manus Charitable Foundation in 2019.

Limerick Going for Gold Residents

Limerick Going for Gold Competition 2019

The prize fund available for Limerick Going for Gold Competition 2019 is 100% funded by the McManus Charitable Foundation.

There are various categories in Limerick Going for Gold Competition 2019. The categories are currently under review so expect changes from 2018. Shortlisting of applications may be required in some or all categories of the competition.

Shortlisting of applications may be required in some or all categories of the competition.

Who can apply?

This grant and competition is open to local groups that carry out environmental work including Residents Associations, Action Groups, Tidy Towns Groups, Community Associations and other voluntary groups.

Groups involved in Service Level Agreements with Limerick City and County Council are Not Eligible to apply.

Where does the funding for this Grant Scheme and Competition come from?

The McManus Charitable Foundation has kindly agreed to sponsor:

  • Limerick Going for Gold Environment Improvement Grant 2019 by 50% match funding 
  • 100% of the prize fund for Limerick Going for Gold Competition 2019

What factors determine the amount of grant which will be allocated to a group?

Allocation of funding depends on a variety of factors including: 

  • Number of applications received
  • Nature of the project
  • Number of householders
  • Size of Area
  • Track record in carrying out and finishing projects (not applicable to new entrants)
  • Each application will be considered on its merits

How much funding is allocated to any one group?

  • Grants awarded to any one group will be from €200

Should our group have insurance?  

  • Any/All Contractors engaged by the Resident Association/Group should have sufficient insurance (including public Liability and Employers Liability Insurance) in place to carry out the work they are being assigned. It should include specific indemnity to Limerick City and County Council if they are working on Council land/property. The onus is on the Resident Association/Group to ensure this is in place.
  • Limerick City and County Council advise all Resident Associations/Groups who are undertaking the work themselves to have public Liability and Employers Liability Insurance in place. ​

The role of Limerick City and County Council in the Limerick Going for Gold Competition

Limerick Going for Gold Environment Improvement Grant & Competition is managed by Environment Awareness, Community Support Services, Limerick City and County Council. 

Environment Awareness, Community Support Services

The role of this department is to manage the full range of day to day supports provided to communities in Limerick by Limerick City and County Council.


How To Apply

Application forms and documentation should be sent to:

Environment Awareness, Community Development Social Directorate
Limerick City and County Council
Merchants Quay
Limerick

Or by email to: limerickgoingforgold@limerick.ie

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 29th March 2019.
 

For further details please contact:

Customer Services
Limerick City and County Council
Phone: +353 61 556000
Email: customerservices@limerick.ie

Follow Going for Gold on Facebook: www.facebook.com/limerickgoingforgold

Going for Gold residents
Going for Gold residents

Application forms and documentation should be sent to:

Environment Awareness, Community Support Services
Limerick City & County Council
Merchants Quay
Limerick

Or by email to: limerickgoingforgold@limerick.ie

THE CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS: Friday 6th April 2018.

For further details you are welcome to contact:

Customer Services
Limerick City & County Council
Tel: 061 556000
Email: customerservices@limerick.ie

Follow Going for Gold on Facebook: www.facebook.com/limerickgoingforgold

Website: www.limerick.ie/goingforgold