About WWGS Grant Funding

The 2020/2021 WWGS Grant Round is now closed. 

Deadline for Submission –  15th May 2020 

WorldWise Global Schools (WWGS) provides grant funding to Schools and Organisations (NGOs and School Networks) working in the post-primary sector in the Republic of Ireland (ROI).

Grant funding can be applied for on an annual basis (April/ May) to assist Schools/Organisations with activities and initiatives, which promote Global Citizenship Education, to take place in the following academic year.

Scroll down to watch our video about Global Citizenship Education and please click on the Grant Application Guidelines for more details on the grant and your eligibility.

Grant Guidelines 2020-2021 – Schools
Grant Guidelines 2020-2021 – School Clusters
Grant Guidelines 2020-2021 – NGO/Networks

Register Your Interest/ Get in Touch

Click the “register your interest” button below to complete the registration. 

You will then be set up with an online application form which is due by the 15th May 2020.

Contact a member of the team if you wish to discuss a proposed project or if you are interested in attending any of our upcoming webinars relating to Global Citizenship Education and WWGS grant funding for 2020/2021. 

Register your interest here!

Key Grant Call Dates – for 2020/21 School Year

Grant Call Opened: April 20th 2020.

Submission Deadline: May 15th 2020.

Application Workshops & Webinars

Potential applicants can attend Grant Application Webinars in April and May 2020 to learn more about applying for WWGS funding.

Please see below for details.


Webinar sessions will be held to bring participants through how to complete the online application & report forms. Schools can apply for grants of €600 (new schools) or up to €1,200 (established schools). 

Upcoming Webinars on applying for funding will take place on:

April 23rd 2020 @4.00pm. Click here to register.
May 11th 2020 @4.00pm. Click here to register.


WORKSHOP & WEBINAR SESSION will be held in advance of the Grant Call.

The NGO/Network grant information session will take place via Webinar at 10.30am-12.30pm on Tuesday April 28th 2020.

In the meantime if you require any further information or you wish to register for the NGO and Network webinar, please email grants@worldwiseschools.ie 

What is Global Citizenship Education

For more information on what GCE is please watch the video below and visit the Global Citizenship Education section of our Website.