Department of Expenditure and Public Refrom Open Data Engagement Fund

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Have you or your organisation an interest in promoting Open Data?

Do you want to see more data available for re-use?

Would you like to use open data to create an app which can help citizens?

Do you need a little extra funding to help you do this?

If the answer to any of these questions is YES, why not take a look at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform Open Data Engagement Fund. The fund has been developed in conjunction with the Open Data Governance Board (ODGB).

open-208368_960_720It is designed to provide support to improve the availability and usage of data on the data.gov.ie   portal . There are 3 categories under which you can apply:

(a) Outreach and Engagement– Support for training, workshops, discussion groups

(b) Competitions and Events – Support for  competitions, events and conferences

(c) Innovative Use of Data/Projects – Support for innovative use of data or data projects

More details on the fund and how to apply can be found here.

Application forms can be found here.

The deadline is fast approaching, applications must be received by Wednesday, 16th November 2016.

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