IEN Annual Membership and Core Funding Application Form 2024


To apply for membership of the IEN, you must return this form, fully completed and with the required documentation, by: 6.00pm on 13 May 2024. This is a hard deadline, if you miss it you will not be considered for membership.

Remember to save your work as you go along.

We recommend that this form is double-checked, and agreed, by your board of directors prior to being submitted to us.

  • Section 6 should only be completed if you are applying for Capacity Building funding for 2024. Groups which have not received funding under this section in the previous 2 years are eligible to apply.
  • Keep to the word count guidelines. Additional text which exceeds the word count will not be considered for assessment,
  • The entire form will be taken into account as part of your Core Funding Application
  • Section 5 is your opportunity to tell the assessors what your group does, and has achieved over the past year. This section will garner a large amount of marks so you should pay particular care to complete it fully.

Please contact the Secretariat at or by phoning Justin at 087 2222866 with any queries you may have.

All the information you submit in this form will be treated in confidence. Please note that the Department of the Environment Climate and Communications (DECC) may receive a copy of this form.
We may use anonymized and aggregated data from the form in our publicity and in funding applications.

( 1.1   Eligibility Criteria)
( 1.2   Background Info)
( 1.3   Mission and Values)
( 1.5   Human Resources)
( 1.6   Unique Contribution)
( 1.7   Main Activities)
( 1.8   Finances)
( 1.9   The SDGs and you)
( 2.0   Communications)
( 3.0   Governance)
( 4.0   Stakeholders)
( 4.1   Strategy)
( 5.0   Review of 2023 )
( 5.1   Level of Activity)
( 5.2   National Remit)
( 5.3   Achievements in 2023)
( 5.4   Work with others)
( 6.0   Capacity Building Fund application)