Sponsorship by the EPA

The EPA provides sponsorship funding for initiatives which promote environmental awareness and assist with key environmental protection and behavioural change messaging.

Application Process

All requests for sponsorship must be submitted as a completed application, using the  EPA Sponsorship Application Form and be submitted 12 weeks prior to the event. 

Deadline dates for 2024 are:

  • 15 February
  • 15 April 
  • 15 June
  • 15 September
  • 15 November

This form must then be submitted to the EPA via sponsorship@epa.ie for assessment.

Sponsorship Criteria

All applications must meet each of the following criteria to be considered for funding:

  • The activity can raise awareness of environmental or scientific issues or of the EPA;
  • The rationale for the activity to be sponsored is clearly established and specified in the application/sponsorship agreement;
  • The product or service will pose no negative impact on the environment.

In addition, it must also fulfil one of the following criteria:

  • It will help to disseminate key environmental messages to target audiences such as schools, business, farming sector etc.; or
  • It will support social, economic and cultural well-being in the locations where EPA offices are located.