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Saturday 26 May 2018

Paypal's grant awards for charities

Local charities are invited to apply to the PayPal Financial Inclusion Charity Grant Programme, with a total prize fund of €13,500.

The successful charity applicants will be awarded bursaries valued at €8,000, €4,000 and €1,500 respectively.

Previous beneficiaries of PayPal's Financial Inclusion Charity Grant Programme include Junior Achievement Ireland and Young Social Innovators. Junior Achievement Ireland encourages young people to remain in education, while helping them to develop the skills they need to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Young Social Innovators, meanwhile, encourages young people to use their creativity to tackle social issues and equip themselves with the right tools.

Applications are now open to registered Irish charities, and must be received by 13th October. For further information and an application form, contact giveireland@paypal.com. The terms of the grant programme are outlined in the nomination form.

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