Environment and Nature Fund

Community groups to apply for grant funding to engage an ecologist and develop a Community Biodiversity Plan (CBP) for their local area.

Closing Date: November 12th, 2021

Social Enterprise Capital Grant Scheme 2021

The Social Enterprise Capital Grant Scheme 2021 is now open for applications.

Closing Date: October 15, 2021

St. Patrick’s Festival x TikTok Creative Fund

The Newly launched €100,000 creative fund now open to community groups across Ireland, who connect with, empower, and uplift their communities through arts, culture, and creativity.

Closing Date: October 24, 2021

Covid-19 Response Fund

The fund aims to support communities and the not-for-profit sector to recover better from the restrictions, insecurity and exacerbated inequalities of the pandemic. The fund also aims to build resilience for future upheavals that might occur.

The Older Persons’ Fund

The Older Persons’ Fund is a fund which promotes the civic engagement of older people, as a means of working towards making a difference in their communities.

Life Funding

The LIFE Call for Proposals 2021 opened with over €580 million available to help realise your project ideas

The 4 sub-themes include:

🔹Nature & biodiversity
🔹Circular economy and quality of life
🔹Climate change mitigation and adaptation
🔹Clean energy transition.

Transitional LEADER Funding

This funding will support locally-led projects which focus on many of the key themes of Our Rural Future such as building capacity and empowering local communities, embracing opportunities in the green economy, supporting remote working and the digital transformation, developing our outdoor amenities and creating jobs in rural areas.

For further details, contact County Kildare LEADER Partnership

Tel: 045 – 895450

Email: info@countykildarelp.ie

Arts Council Funding

Discover what funding is available from the Arts Council of Ireland.

Better Energy Communities

Better Energy Communities is our national retrofit initiative with grant support of up to €28 million for 2021. SEAI support new approaches to achieving energy efficiency in Irish communities. Upgrades can take place across building types to reduce energy use and costs throughout the community. We aim to deliver energy savings to homeowners, communities, and private sector organisations. All projects should be community oriented with a cross-sectoral approach, and you must show that you can sustainably finance the proposed project.