What: The Community Foundation for Ireland (CFI) is offering a new €200k grant fund for community groups to get them working with ecologists to develop a local biodiversity plan for their townland. Grants get bigger if they collaborate with farmers … Continued
Turn your home into a renewable power station! SEAI are now offering a grant for Solar Photovoltaic (Solar PV) panels for homeowners. About Solar PV The term ‘solar panel’ is often used interchangeably to describe the panels that generate electricity … Continued
The big news this edition is the merging of the Community Facilities Fund into the new Community Enhancement Scheme. The Funds was announced with € 129, 233 being allocated to County Leitrim. The application forms are not quite ready for … Continued
UPDATE: Community Finance Information Session – Thurs. Sept 13th 2018, Lough Allen Hotel, Drumshanbo, 7 pm – 10 pm. CLICK HERE for more details and booking. Getting funds to keep your communities running and thriving is one of the … Continued
Community Enhancement Programme The Minister Mr Michael Ring TD, announced a new community funding programme in the Ardnacassa estate in Longford Town yesterday – Thurs 31st May. The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) will provide €129,223 funding for Co. Leitrim in 2018. The CEP programme replaces and builds … Continued
Europe for Citizens Funding for Community and Cultural Groups What do you think when you think about Town Twinning? You probably picture signs on the outskirts of towns and formal agreements between municipalities all over Europe. But, did you know … Continued
The Community Foundation for Ireland is offering one grant of €10,000 and five grants of €5,000 to organisations who are undertaking new projects that aim to protect, enhance, restore or create biodiverse habitats, or protect and provide shelter and/or food sources for native Irish species. … Continued
Leitrim County Council is now inviting Expressions of Interest from town/village community and business interests for inclusion in The Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2018. The Scheme has an allocation of €15 Million and is an initiative under the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development, Realising our Rural Potential, and the recently announced Project Ireland 2040, and is designed to help rural Ireland achieve its full economic and social potential. It is part of a package of national and local support measures to rejuvenate rural towns and villages throughout Ireland.
Closing date for Expressions of Interest is 4 pm on Wednesday 23rd May. Read on for more details and form.
FREE SMOKE ALARMS FOR VULNERABLE HOUSEHOLDS Following on from Leitrim County Council’s successful Smoke Alarm Scheme last year, Free smoke alarms are again being offered to vulnerable households in 2018. Under the community smoke alarm scheme, two 10 year battery … Continued
It’s been a busy few weeks so this is the first newsletter in 4 weeks. Lots of opportunities in this edition to enter for awards and apply for grants. Happy Easter to you all. Inside this issue: Plenary Meeting … Continued