Community groups in disadvantaged urban and rural areas can apply for funding under the Communities Facilities Scheme:

  • The Scheme has a national allocation of 2m euro for 2017, up to 1,000 euro per project
  • It provides small-scale grants for community groups all across Ireland
  • It operates alongside other schemes and programmes already in place in communities, but groups can only use this funding for capital projects, or part of a capital project
  • €64,500 to County Louth
  • Applications from and further information and the application form is available on Louth County Council Web site
  • If you need assistance with an application Louth County Council Community section will provide guidance in addition Louth Leader Partnership Community staff will also be available to support groups where required.