Scheme to Support National Organisations (SSNO)
The Scheme to Support National Organisations’ overall aim is to provide multi-annual funding towards the core costs of national organisations in Ireland to the community and voluntary sector to assist them to operate and fund core staff positions.
SSNO has an overall budget of in excess of €16m from 2016-2019 and is financed by the Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) and administered by Pobal.
SSNO’s primary focus is on the provision of core funding to national organisations that,
- provide supports (both direct and indirect) to those who are disadvantaged
- demonstrate good governance
- deliver services and supports that have a focus on one or more of the following:
- addressing poverty
- addressing social exclusion
- promoting equality
A full list of the 71 organisation’s currently funded by SSNO can be accessed here.
The current round of funding runs from 1st July 2016 until 30th June 2019.
2019 SSNO applications and guidelines
All applications for funding under the Scheme to Support National Organisations (SSNO) 2019-2022 are now closed.
Applications are currently going through an appraisal process and final decisions will be communicated to applicants in late May/early June 2019.
A Frequently Asked Questions document and Applicant Guidelines document can be accessed below and will be updated regularly.
- SSNO Applicant Guidelines 2019 - 2022 934.95 KBLast Updated 14th December 2018
- SSNO Application 2019 - 2022 Technical Guide 1.68 MBLast Updated 17th December 2018
- Pobal presentation at SSNO Information Events January 2019 5.65 MBLast Updated 10th January 2019
- Frequently Asked Questions - January 2019 376.60 KBLast Updated 14th January 2019
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