Community Enhancement Funding

By | 18th June 2018

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)
  • The Scheme also allows from €3000 to maximum of € 10,000 for larger scale capital projects (E.g development/renovation of community/youth spaces, public realm improvements, energy efficiency projects).
  • Funding will relate to capital projects only
  • Only one application is accepted from each Community Group

The following groups can apply:

  • Locally based community and voluntary groups
  • Not for Profit Organisations
  • Eligible facilities will include community centres, youth clubs, sports/recreation facilities etc

CEP Application Form.doc (size 230.9 KB)

CEP Guidelines 2018.doc (size 113.2 KB)

Closing date for applications is 30th July 2018