Uversity Adult Learner Scholarships Now Open

A reminder to adult learners-Uversity is now accepeting applications for its Higher Education scholarships for adult learners. The scholarships are intended to remove financial barriers so that adult learners realise their academic ambitions. Uversity’s scholarships will provide multi-annual financial support … Continued

Historic Structures Fund 2020 and Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2020 Announced

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Leitrim County Council is inviting applications under the Historic Structures Fund and the Built Heritage Investment funding scheme. The scheme is operated by the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht. Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2020: This scheme is designed … Continued

Effective Funding Applications – New Training

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Effective Funding Applications and Financial Planning Workshop – The Better Together – Níos Fearr Le Chéile Peace Impact Programme at Ballinamore is hosting new training for community groups in the Ballinamore and South Leitrim area. What When, Where Effective Funding … Continued

Small Capital Grants Scheme For Social Enterprises

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€1 million fund will support over 100 Social Enterprises throughout the country Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development , has announced a €1 million Small Capital Grants Scheme for social enterprises throughout Ireland. The scheme, which is funded by … Continued

Warmer homes grants

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Leitrim Warmer Homes is a not for profit enterprise and Leitrim PPN Member. Established in 2007, the company specialize in cavity wall, attic and external wall insulation. If your house was built before 2006, you may be able to receive up … Continued

SMART Recovery – Train to be a Facilitator

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North West Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Force are offering training in SMART Recovery. For other NWRDATF Training see www.leitrimppn.ie/alcohol-and-drugs-community-training   What is SMART Recovery? SMART Recovery delivers evidence informed peer-led community meetings to help people wanting to change problematic … Continued

Become A Sustainable Development Advocate for 2019

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SDG Advocate Programme Development Perspectives are currently recruiting for our Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) advocate programme. The SDG Advocate programme offers 26 active citizens an opportunity to represent their community, by becoming one of Ireland’s positive changemakers. An 8-month training course will … Continued

Community Enhancement Programme – Now Open for Applications

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The Community Enhancement Programme is now open for applications. The programme provides funding to communities across Ireland to enhance facilities in disadvantaged areas.  It builds on and replaces the Communities Facilities Scheme and RAPID programme.

What does that mean in practice? Well, it means that if you are looking for tables and chairs or equipment up to €1000, you apply under the smaller fund. If your community is looking for capital funds for a project that is valued over €3000 then you go for the bigger fund.

New Community Funding Announced

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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

Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2018

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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.

CLÁR Funding 2018 – €5 Million announced for Rural & Community Development

Funding Announced: Thurs. 22nd March  2018 – Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, announced details of the CLÁR programme for 2018. CLÁR provides funding for small scale capital projects in rural areas that have experienced significant levels … Continued