Corporate & Business Opportunities

Corporate & Business Opportunities

Community Benefit Funds

Community launch of playing pitch development project – Raheenleagh wind energy project

SECAD Partnership management of Community Benefit/CSR Funds Management

SECAD’s expertise in benefit fund management enables corporates to follow good practice guidelines for profit sharing with communities where a sustainable energy project has been established.

SECAD has a strong track record of managing the ESB’s (the Electricity Supply Board) and Coillte’s (semi-state forestry company) sustainable energy Community Benefit Funds since 2014 and 2015 respectively.

What we do
Specifically, through a ‘Grant Making Organisation’ service, SECAD manages community benefit funds on behalf of the funder(s). This involves management of the entire process from application stage through to project completion and final claim. SECAD ensures funder(s) have up-to- date reports on fund activity and impact.

In addition to fund management, SECAD also provides capacity building and support training programmes, which are tailored according to the community’s needs.

SECAD always seeks to facilitate communities to develop longer term and more sustainable projects as well as leveraging funding from other sources. Ultimately, this approach greatly enhances the overall impact of the funds in communities.

Impact
By January 2018, SECAD Partnership distributed €700,000 to over 200 community based projects through various Community Benefit Funds. SECAD oversees and manages this process with communities spread across 12 counties in Ireland.

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Find out more about this tailored service, contact: Ellenora Lynch 021 461 3432 or elynch@secad.ie

 

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Looking forward to meeting the local farming and family communities in south #cork at our event in late November about #socialfarming opportunities for farmers and participants #socialinclusion @TractonGAAClub @Carrigdhounnews @ClineMacra @BallinhassigGAA @WLPLeader @WLResources

A twelve week Public Consultation phase is now open. Public consultation events taking place at various East Cork locations from 18th to 29th November @EirGrid #Cork

Charity Trustees’ Week 2019 runs from 11th - 15th November. This week, we recognise and celebrate the key role and great work which volunteer charity trustees play in the governance and leadership of charities across Ireland...
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If you are involved in (or interested in setting up) a business that makes a positive #socialimpact and would like to chat about the unique challenges your businesses encounters - book in your slot at our upcoming clinics in Midleton. More info: https://isbc.ie/clinics/

Your food business could be part of the Savour Food initiative! Contact @CleanTechCentre @SECADCork @BallyhouraDev to learn more about food waste and what you and your business could do to prevent it
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Contact

SECAD Partnership CLG
Midleton Community Enterprise Centre, Owennacurra Business Park,
Knockgriffin, Midleton, Co. Cork, P25 Y893

+353 21 4613432

info@secad.ie