Applications for this year’s Dublin Bus Community Spirit Awards are now open. Voluntary or community groups located within the Dublin Bus network are encouraged to apply. Entrants must complete an application form, which includes a proposal with details about their organisation and the project which they wish to have funded.
Since 2003, Dublin Bus has been using long-term unclaimed passenger change to support grassroots voluntary and community groups across the Greater Dublin Area (GDA) through the Awards. The Awards help to support the development of new projects, grow services and help raise community spirit by providing grants in the sums of €5,000, €2,000 and €1,000. To date, almost 1,800 groups have received funding from Dublin Bus which has helped many worthwhile causes in communities across the GDA.
There were 85 recipients in 2016 drawn from a wide variety of groups. These include:
In particular, Dublin Bus is seeking to support groups delivering positive social impact in the following areas:
The closing date for applications is 17.00, Friday, 23 June 2017. Groups can apply by completing a simple application form at www.dublinbus.ie
Forms are also available from:
Dublin Bus Community Spirit Initiative,
Media and Communications Department,
59 Upper O’Connell Street,
Phone: (01) 703 3143
As the largest public transport provider in the Greater Dublin Area (GDA), Dublin Bus plays an integral part in the various communities that make up our customer base. It is important to Dublin Bus that we contribute to the communities in which we operate. Since the company’s inception in 1987, a number of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives have been undertaken for this purpose which have helped us to drive Dublin life forward by supporting, improving and enhancing the lives of the people and the communities that we proudly serve.