RAPID Funding Announced for Co. Leitrim

RAPID National Programme 2017 A national allocation of €2 million has been announced by Michael Ring TD for the RAPID National Programme.  Each Local Authority has been allocated €64,500.  It will fund capital projects that will improve the quality of life for residents in disadvantaged areas and tackles social exclusion in urban areas or provincial… Read More »

Safety in Our Communities Seminar

Leitrim Development Company in conjunction with the North and South Leitrim Community Networks will hold an information evening on Safety in Our Communities on Tuesday, 21st November in the Mayflower Centre at 7pm   This information evening will include a speaker from Muintir na Tire on the community alert and text alert service and also… Read More »

Leitrim County PEACE IV Plan Launched

The Leitrim County PEACE IV Action Plan was launched on September 21st to coincide with the International Day of Peace. The launch took place in The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon where the Leitrim County PEACE IV Partnership has confirmed over €1.8 million in funding for programmes in Leitrim. The PEACE IV programme is funded through the European Union,… Read More »

Creative Ireland Open Call

Leitrim County Council seeks proposals for projects as part of the Creative Ireland programme, which was launched this year by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphries. Creative Ireland is an all of government programme at the heart of which is collaboration – collaboration between artists and communities, between culture and industry, between… Read More »

Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund

Environmental Awareness Do you have a project or initiative that could help to increase awareness of environmental issues locally, or that could help your community to become more sustainable? If so, you may qualify for financial assistance from the Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund 2017. This Fund promotes sustainable development by assisting small… Read More »

Call for Community Services Projects

On the 17th of May 2017 the Minister for Social Protection announced a new call for proposals from organisations seeking funding under the Community Services Programme (CSP).   Your local SICAP Programme Implementer Leitrim Development Company have been asked to nominate one suitable applicant organisation from County Leitrim.   The call for proposals is targeted… Read More »

National Volunteer Conference in Sligo

To celebrate Sligo’s prestigious designation as European Volunteering Capital 2017, Volunteer Ireland are delighted to hold this year’s National Volunteer Management Conference in a new city on the 30th of May. We are excited to be part of Sligo’s 2017 programme of events. The National Volunteer Management Conference provides the opportunity to spend some quality time… Read More »

Irish Rural Link Annual Conference

Irish Rural Link Annual Conference and AGM will take place on the 5th May 2017 in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone from 9.30am – 2.30pm. Registration from 9.00am. More details about the conference and the speakers are available here

HSE National Lottery Funding 2017

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 »