Small Towns Big Ideas Information Session – Ballinasloe
|Date||16.04.2019 - 16.04.2019|
Small Towns Big Ideas was a Galway 2020 programme which celebrated ‘Meitheal’– the ancient Irish tradition of coming together for a common purpose, working together to ensure that all succeed in achieving a shared goal.
Galway 2020 sought expressions of interest from communities who wished to develop a project for Round 2 of the Small Towns Big Ideas programme. Applications to Small Towns Big Ideas were invited from community and voluntary organisations, cultural organisations, heritage groups, festival bodies, artist collectives, schools, sports bodies, and other such groups.
Interested groups were asked to create projects that demonstrated collaboration, ambition, creativity, community involvement, European dimension and of course, responded to the core themes of Galway 2020. Projects could respond to one, two or all of the core themes of Landscape, Language and Migration.
Funding of €200,000 was awarded by Galway 2020 across the successful community groups to create and deliver thrilling projects that could transform their communities in 2020. The application process opend on 2 April 2019and the deadline for submission of Expressions of Interest was 5pm on 10 May 2019.