Application forms can be downloaded from the Vodafone website. Vodafone welcome applications to support projects which:(1) Extend the benefits of mobile technology to communities:— Seek to ensure that people of all ages have the opportunity to acquire the skills that will allow them to use new mobile technologies. Supporting adaptations of mobile technology for those with special needs — Make creative use of mobile technology in the areas of art and culture, healthcare (Telemedicine), education and employability. (2) Support Community Initiatives which Seek to Enhance Positive Social Interactions — Support Youth focused projects — Support projects which seek to integrate the disadvantaged — Support building projects Organisations may apply to the Foundation only for funding of the ‘fitting out’ phase of the capital project. Projects seeking funding must benefit and be open for use for the entire local community. Evidence of fully confirmed funding for the entire structural building costs of the project must be submitted with application to the Foundation. Confirmation of funding will only be approved by the Foundation on completion of structural building works. The Foundation will have a limitation of funding a maximum of 1 to 2 building projects per year dependant on cost and funds available. (3) Vodafone will also support the voluntary efforts of its employees seeking to improve their communities. (4) Protect the Environment Helping to enhance/protect the natural environment Using technology to help solve environmental problems. We do not support applications for projects:— which focus exclusively on core funding. — from individuals, other than Vodafone employees working with or on behalf of a registered charity or for the benefit of one individual. — for work that has already taken place. — for beneficiaries outside of Ireland.— for fundraising events, conferences, receptions or trips. — for the promotion of religious groups or political organisations. — from entities which are not Irish charities registered by the Irish Revenue Commissioners or are not a charity affiliated to such a registered Irish charity or are statutory organisations. — IT equipment, unless mobile network technology, products or services are incorporated as a primary requirement of the project.— project salary costs. Applications seeking funding for projects which have been or could be supported by public funding will not be prioritised and are very unlikely to be successful. The Foundation will be reviewing its grant programme for 2006 after this current round of applications. Tagged with: Ireland Vodafone Ireland Foundation is inviting applications for its next round of grant giving which will run until 8th November. Vodafone Ireland Foundation (VIF) funds a variety of projects which:(1) Extend the benefits of mobile technology to communities(2) Support Community Initiatives which seek to enhance positive social interactions(3)Support the voluntary efforts of Vodafone employees seeking to improve their communities(4) Protect the environment Advertisement Howard Lake | 6 September 2005 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 23 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Vodafone sets new funding deadline About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.