Thirty projects have been chosen by their local newspapers for inclusion in the 2014 Get Involved national competition, which boasts a prize fund of €7,000.
The organisers of Get Involved, NNI Local & Regional and Local Ireland, which together represent 51 weekly titles, have agreed the remaining deadlines for this year’s competition.
July 11th – The first deadline is for the submission of the completed application form, which should detail the local project plan and objectives. Copies of this document are available here.
October 31st – The second deadline is for the final submissions for judging.
Judging will commence on November 13th. Initial judging will be carried out on a desktop basis and the top 10 projects emerging from this process will be subject to site visits by the national judging panel. Site visits will take place on November 26th/27th.
The presentation of awards will take place in Dublin Castle in January 2015. All local projects will be invited to send representatives to this reception, where the winning project and two runner-up projects will be presented with cash awards amounting to a total of €7,000. Each local project will receive a framed certificate recognising their participation in Get Involved 2014.