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Community Education Scheme 2019-Applications invited from community groups

COMMUNITY EDUCATION SCHEME 2019 Applications are invited from Community and Voluntary Groups based in Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim who wish to avail of grants under the above scheme. Applications should be received by the respective county office no later than Friday, 07thDecember 2018. Please see the list of offices below. Community Education Funding Guidelines 2019 Community Education Scheme… Read More »

Re-imagining Our Rural Communities

A seminar will take place in Lough Allen Hotel in Drumshanbo on Wednesday, 26th of September at 7pm titled ‘ Re-imagining Our Rural Communities’ hosted by Leitrim Development Company and Leitrim Community Networks. The aim of seminar will be to explore how we can:  Revitalise our rural areas,   Harness the power of local people, Take Action.   … Read More »

Sports Capital Programme 2018

The Programme is currently open for applications. The Sports Capital Programme aims to foster an integrated and planned approach to developing sports and physical recreation facilities throughout the country. In particular, its objectives are to: assist voluntary and community organisations, national governing bodies (NGBs) of sport, local authorities and in some cases VECs and schools to… Read More »

South Leitrim Community Network

Next Meeting Thursday 20th September Ballinamore Community Centre  at 7.30pm Agenda Minutes and matters arising Update on issues highlighted: Ambulance service, database of defibrillators Seminar on revitalising our Rural areas Mental health week events in Leitrim Funding opportunities open Sharing of information Any other business      If you are unable to attend, please send apologies… Read More »

Community Enhancement Funding

The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) is a new programme for 2018 which provides funding to communities across Ireland to enhance facilities in disadvantaged areas.  It builds on and replaces the Communities Facilities Scheme and RAPID programme. The Scheme offers small grants of up to a maximum of € 1,000 (E.g Gardening, Office or Catering Equipment)… Read More »

HSE National Lottery Grants 2018

  The HSE has been allocated National Lottery Funding for distribution to community based groups and voluntary organisations under the Respite Care Grant Scheme and the National Lottery Grant Scheme. Groups and organisations involved in the provision of Health and Personal Social Services can apply for once off funding of between €500 and €10,000 for suitable projects. Completed Application… Read More »

South Leitrim Community Network next meeting 11th April

The South Leitrim Community Network will hold its next meeting in St Georges Heritage Centre in Carrick on Shannon on Wednesday, 11th of April at 8pm.  Agenda items for the meeting include priorities for 2018, open funding rounds, upcoming events and sharing of information.   South Leitrim Community Network was established in 2002. The aim… Read More »

Love Where You Live-Environmental Awards 2018

Love Where You Live is an awards scheme recognising the significant contribution made by community groups, residents’ groups, businesses, schools and individuals to making their community a better place to live, work and visit. There are two main award categories: Environmental (Sponsored by Leitrim County Council): These awards promote the achievement of a cleaner and… Read More »

Creative Ireland – Open Call

The Creative Ireland Open Call is a countywide open call to community groups, organisations, venues, artists, writers, performers, archaeologists, historians, archivists and everyone involved in the culture and creative sectors to develop high quality projects and programmes that enable groups and individuals to realise their full creative potential and develop and encourage greater access, knowledge… Read More »

CLAR Funding 2018

CLÁR 2018 Scheme Outline  Local Authority Measures  Background CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) is a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in areas that experience disadvantage. The aim of CLÁR is to support the sustainable development of identified CLÁR areas with the aim of attracting people to… Read More »