Under this part of the Community Enhancement
Programme, grants will be provided to Sheds towards small scale capital
costs. The scheme does not provide
funding for operating costs (e.g. the employment of staff, electricity costs, heating
Men’s Sheds are eligible if they are registered with the Irish
Men’s Sheds Association.
There is no equivalent national affiliation for Women’s Sheds,
which causes difficulty in defining them.
The following will be considered when deciding whether a group that
applies is a ‘Women’s Shed’ and is eligible for funding.
they are affiliated with another parent association (which means they are not
really a Shed), then they should not be eligible for this fund.
must be an appropriate organisational structure to the Shed.
number of number of members of the group should be considered. If there are
very few members then this should be considered along with their level of
activity when deciding on eligibility.
· The group should demonstrate that their ethos consistent
with the ethos of the Men’s Shed movement.
Information on this is available on: http://menssheds.ie/about-us/