Cairde Network

CAIRDE: The Open Community Allies Network comprises a diverse national network of organisations that share a commitment to maximise the potential of Community Sponsorship in Ireland.

CAIRDE partners pledge to promote Community Sponsorship across their staff and wider networks to encourage the formation of community sponsorship groups where possible. They also share the ethos of Community Sponsorship and agree to work in cooperation with The Open Community and its partners to meet the challenges and realise the unique opportunities presented by Community Sponsorship.

Ways that Allies Partners can support community sponsorship include:

Promote Community Sponsorship across employee and/or community networks to encourage and support the formation of new groups

Provide industry or sector expertise and funding

Include Community Sponsorship as part of CSR commitments e.g., Commit volunteer days to community sponsorship activities

Provide training and/or employment opportunities

Cairde: The Open Community Allies Network Information Brochure

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