Applications are now open for the Dundalk FC Harry Taaffe Community Recovery Fund, sponsored by Fyffes.

What is the Dundalk FC Harry Taaffe Community Recovery Fund?

The purpose of the Dundalk FC Harry Taaffe Community Recovery Fund is to help a person with experience of mental health challenges to achieve some goals. These goals may be educational, recreational or a social activity that requires some funding to help the person achieve this purpose.

Applications must be for a recognised project where there is a clear need and benefit for the person undertaking it. 

What sort of projects are supported by the fund? 

  • Part or full payment of educational or training course fees.
  • Contribution towards the development of a creative or artistic project.
  • Contribution towards participation in a recreational activity.
  • Contribution towards the purchase of an item that may assist the person in a creative, educational or work activity (excludes purchase of mobile phones, games consoles, holidays).
  • Contribution to a project which enhances the person’s employment, self-esteem or presence in the community.

Conditions of application

  • Applications will only be accepted from the individual seeking and benefiting from the funding applied for. We do not accept applications from organisations or mental health professionals on behalf of individuals
  • The maximum amount that can be applied for is €500.
  • Application forms must be typed if possible. If not, writing should be legible in block capital letters.
  • Applications must be accompanied by a quote/full details of the funding being requested.
  • The Dundalk FC Harry Taaffe Community Recovery Fund is a limited fund. Consequently, it will not be possible to grant all requests for funding.