Ireland - Kilkenny Traveller Community Movement: Request for Tenders

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Opportunity closing date
22 February 2019
Opportunity publication date
09 February 2019
Value of contract
to be confirmed
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KTCM is a Traveller led organisation which supports Travellers and Traveller community development throughout County Kilkenny. The organisation has the following aim and objectives:
Aim: To provide a supportive environment for all Travellers in County Kilkenny to work together and make progress.
Objectives: · To provide support and a friendly environment for Travellers to work together and participate · To support groups around the county to develop, encourage Traveller participation and leadership in order to make progress · To provide and link Travellers into opportunities for education and training · To create and link Travellers into employment opportunities · To create awareness and promote a better understanding of Traveller culture and lifestyle · To work with honesty and respect for others · To promote the inclusion of Travellers and their culture · To support Travellers to network with other Traveller families, communities and organisations.
The projects is responsible for the oversight and in some cases the delivery - with partners -  of the following projects;

An Afterschool’s Service
A community development programme of work
Traveller Horse engagement work
Community Healthcare Project.

The KTCM is seeking tenders which will outline how the contractor will approach;  

A review of the focus and effectiveness of the community development activities attached to the KTCM.
A review of the leadership capacity within the KTCM, where new leaders might be emerging and how this can be resourced through a leadership training programme.
Using a participatory approach design and deliver  a training programme that builds the capacity and focus in the leadership focus of the KTCM. The training programme should include a member led process. Elements of this programme should include a level of certification.
Identification of priority issues and fora where Traveller representation should be strengthened. The production of a strategy document identifying these issues.

To submit a tender please;

Clear outline of process/plan.
Supply clear costings for inputs.
Provide evidence of insurance.
Provide a current Tax Clearance Certificate.
Provide evidence of previous work in training & development. In particular any previous work with the Traveller community. 

For further information you may contact; Tom McDonald details below.
Submit tender to;
By post; Tom McDonald, Kilkenny LEADER Partnership. 8 Patricks Ct. Patricks St Kilkenny. Or by email to;  no later than 5 pm 22nd February 2019
Any queries should be addressed to Tom McDonald on the above email or by phone on (056) 7752111.

Opportunity closing date
22 February 2019
Value of contract
to be confirmed

About the buyer

Kilkenny Traveller Community Movement Ireland

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