Our Funds

At Social Innovation Fund Ireland we offer a number of issue specific, tech for good, and growth funds to best cater for as many social innovations as possible. Below is a snapshot of the 5 Funds we’re currently running and you can also navigate to their dedicated webpage for more details.


Engage and Educate is open to projects that empower people through education, to achieve their full potential and to contribute to community.

Applications are open until Wednesday 5th April at 5pm 2017.


The Education Fund is open to all projects that are focused on improving educational outcomes (QQI level 6 or higher) for those experiencing educational disadvantage. 

Applications closed for the Education Fund on 24th February 2017. 


THINKTECH is Ireland’s first tech for good fund for all socially innovative projects that use technology as a core part of their solution to address a critical social issue.

Applications for THINKTECH closed on 31st July 2016. 


Animate targets all socially innovative projects that are at an early stage of development.  

Applications for Animate closed on October 8th 2015.


The Growth Fund is targeted at projects that are fully tested and can demonstrate that they work and are ready to grow to new locations, new client groups, or online.

The Growth Fund is not yet open for applications.