Invitation to Tender

 Donegal Local Development CLG
Invitation to Tender: Donegal Community Governance LEADERship Project – Train the Trainer Element Introduction This is a project developed by and supporting groups in the Donegal Local Development CLG catchment area under the LEADER element of Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

DLDC has extensive experience in the delivery and management of National Government funded and EU Programmes and has delivered programmes through a partnership approach, since the organisations establishment in 1995. DLDC currently manages a range of different Government funded programmes under contract to include the Rural Development Programme (LEADER), Social Inclusion & Community Activation Programme (SICAP), Jobs Club, Job Initiative, RSS Programme, TUS Programme, Donegal Volunteer Centre, Traveller Job Club, Rural Recreation Programme, CE Childcare Scheme and other complementary services i.e. the Regional Employment Service.

Tender Outline Donegal Local Development CLG wishes to engage suitably qualified individual(s) and or organisation(s) to undertake the provision the train the trainer, monitor & evaluation elements of a community focused Governance Project for community groups and organisations within the traditional DLDC catchment area (Central Donegal, excluding Inishowen & the Gaeltacht). This project will be focused on supporting the appointed trainers in the development of Governance capabilities in line with groups and organisations identified as Type B groups in accordance with the classification of the Governance Code . The Aim of this element of the project is to support the 6-8 trainers including monitoring & evaluation in working with the 48 local groups and organisations in achieving compliance with the standards of the Governance Code. The appointed trainers will deliver training on the project & code to trainers who will in turn facilitate groups in a number of regional and local sessions to support them on developing their in house capacity to secure improved Governance.

Please see the tender document attached below for details.

Submission of tenders This “Donegal Community Governance LEADERship” project is contingent on LEADER grant aid being awarded. Two hard copies of the tender should be provided with a soft copy. Please ensure business name and contact details are on each page of tender documentation and that these are the same name/business name on the TCAN.

Costs associated with preparing this tender briefing, or attending interview will be the responsibility of the tenderer, these costs will not be met.

Completed Tenders should be marked private & confidential and submitted to:

John Curran
LEADERship Tender – Trainer the Trainer Element
Donegal Local Development CLG,
Pearse Road, Letterkenny, Co Donegal
Tel (074) 9127056, Email:

Reference: Governance LEADERship Project

Closing date for receipt of tenders: 1pm 21st March 2018

Queries related to the tender should be submitted to prior to 3pm on Friday the 16th March. Late tenders will not be considered under any circumstance.