Age Action and Irish Red Cross COVID-19 Hardship Fund

What: Age Action has launched a COVID-19 Hardship Fund in conjunction with the Irish Red Cross to respond to the immediate needs of older people in vulnerable situations across Ireland experiencing additional hardship as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis. Why: Age Action and the Irish Red Cross know that some older people in vulnerable situation… Read More »

Funding Announced for Community Groups responding to COVID-19

Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has  launched a €2.5 million fund to support community and voluntary groups involved in the delivery of COVID-19 community response efforts. The COVID-19 Emergency Fund, will provide immediate and urgently needed funding totaling €2.5 million. This will be available to groups that are participating in the… Read More »

Love Where You Live Leitrim 2020 Now Open

The Love Where You Live Leitrim Awards 2020 are now open for applications and Leitrim Development Company Community development staff are available to assist you with your applications. In these extraordinary times, this is an ideal opportunity to appreciate your surroundings and those who make a big difference in your community. The Love Where You… Read More »

The Windfarm Community Funds

The Wind Farm Community Funds The Wind Farm Community Funds were established by ESB and joint venture partners Galetech Energy and Coillte with the intention of helping the communities neighbouring our wind farms to become more sustainable through the support of positive local initiatives and activities. The funds seeks to address current and emerging issues,… Read More »

Creative Ireland-Open for Applications

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

Festival and Events Grants Scheme 2020

The aim of the scheme is to encourage and support Community and Voluntary Organisations to undertake and implement festival and events, which will promote the well being of their area and community and enhance the quality of life of it’s citizens through the generation of increased Economic, Social and Cultural activity. Download application form and… Read More »

Healthy Ireland Small Grants 2019-2020

Healthy Ireland, A Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing 2013 – 2025 is the national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of Ireland over the coming generation.   Now in its 3rd year, the ‘Healthy Ireland Fund’ aims to support innovative, cross sectoral, evidence based projects, programmes and initiatives that support key national… Read More »

South Leitrim Community Network Meeting

The December meeting of South Leitrim Community Network will take place on Tuesday, December 3rd at 7.30pm in St Georges Heritage Centre in Carrick on Shannon.   This meeting will be attended by Elaine McGarry from Bank of Ireland who will talk on fraud awareness and provide tips on security.  There will be a number of… Read More »

Community Education Scheme 2020

  Applications are invited from Community and Voluntary Groups based in Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim who wish to avail of grants under the community education scheme 2020 Applications should be received by the respective county office no later than Friday, 06th December 2019.  Community Education Funding Guidelines 2020 Community Education Scheme 2020 Application Form