Members / CRNI news 

  • CRNI Members, including Recycle IT, Revamp3R Store, Bounce Back Recycling and KASI, were featured as part of the Social Enterprise Development Fund Showcase, the showcase is now available to watch in full. And, congratulations to KASI, who was one of the pitch fund awardees!
  • Habitat ReStore Ireland spoke to the Drogheda Independent about the upcoming launch of their Drogheda Store, their first one in Ireland!
  • The Bike Hub were featured in an Irish Times article on community groups who are making real change across Ireland.

Job opportunities


Business support

  • Apply to the SII social enterprise incubator programme: We’re pleased to be able to share more about the Social Impact Ireland ‘Business for Social Impact’ Incubator Programme Spring 2022. The spring 2022 Incubator Programme, will be run online and includes a series of interactive workshops, mentorship, personal journey support and more – all customised to each participant’s unique journey. Deadline: February 4th
 Policy & reports

Funding & awards



Important Reminders:

  • 27 January: Climate Education, Capacity Building and Learning by Doing (Strand 2)

  • 28 January: Social Enterprise NI Covid 19 support fund

  • 31 January 2022: Patagonia Environmental Grants

  • January – February 2022: Community Activities Fund, check with your LCDC for exact deadline

  • 21 February 2022: Ireland’s RTÉ Toy Show €6.6M Fund through the Community Foundation for Ireland

  • 31 January 2022: Nominate your SHEro for Euclid Network Top 100 Women in Social Enterprise.

  • 24 February: Scheme to Support National Organisations (SSNO)

  • 28 February: The New European Bauhaus prizes 2022

  • 3 March:  Social Enterprise Development Fund 2022-2023

  • 31 March: EPA Research Event Support funding

  • 29 April: Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF)

  • February – September: Erasmus + check website for exact deadlines

  • 28 October – 18 February:Horizon Europe Cluster 6 (Food, bio-economy, natural resources, agriculture and environment)


Business opportunities


JANUARY 2022    
 2pm Strategic Planning workshop Recycling Outlook 2022 Conference 
 2 – 5pm Strategic Planning course with Carmichael (online) New potential technologies in the bioeconomy’ with ABC Economy 
 10am What skills do we need in the next 12 months?   
FEBRUARY 2022    
  Petcor Europe Conference10am Wicklow Naturally Conference 
 1pm How can we fix Europe’s broken recycling system? EU project building workshop 
   Conference on Social economy, the future of Europe in StrasbourgConference on Social economy, the future of Europe in Strasbourg
 10am – 12pm Introduction to EU Funding Programme   

CRNI MEMBERS EVENT: 2pm-3.30pm Working with textiles? Join us for a ‘textiles’ themed drop in call.

Zoom link:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83819447445?pwd=WllOWEk3c0NKQ3RaYkE4QkNLYWxWZz09
Passcode: 024900


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CRNI supports its members and works to mainstream reuse thanks to core funding provided by the EPA under the Circular Economy Programme.

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Green + Social Virtual Trade Fair

CRNI’s Green + Social Virtual Trade Fair is funded by Ireland’s Regional Waste Management Plan Offices. This innovative virtual platform is open 24/7 and gives visitors the opportunity to explore green and social procurement opportunities provided by reuse, repair and recycling social enterprises and community-based organisations across Ireland.

Access the Green + Social Virtual Trade Fair here.

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