Monaghan Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) is pleased to launch the new Community Enhancement Programme 2018. Funding in the amount of €132,571 has been made available for the county by the Department of Rural and Community Development which will be administered through the LCDC.Monaghan Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) is pleased to launch the new Community Enhancement Programme 2018. Funding in the amount of €132,571 has been made available for the county by the Department of Rural and Community Development which will be administered through the LCDC.
Organisations eligible for funding include:
• Locally based community and voluntary groups in disadvantaged urban and rural areas,
• Not-for-profit organisations, and
• Government Departments and State Agencies (in cases of leveraging funding).
Those not eligible for funding include:
• Commercial organisations, individuals and for-profit organisations.
Projects or elements of project of a capital nature may be funded. These include, for example, office equipment, project resources, research facilities, energy efficiency equipment, development/enhancement of community centres, once off maintenance of premises, community amenities, youth clubs or facilities, sports/recreation facilities, improvements to town parks/common areas/spaces, CCTV Equipment, public realm improvements, streetscaping, play/recreation spaces, energy efficiency type projects.
Requests for assistance usually exceed the funds available. Offers of funding may be for a lesser amount than that sought by the applicant. Applicants should be aware that the Programme may be oversubscribed. Therefore all applications fulfilling the conditions may not be successful or may be for a lesser amount.
Applications will be evaluated by the LCDC to ensure eligibility and consistence with the Local Community and Economic Plan 2016-2021 (LECP) which can be viewed at the following link monaghan.ie/communitydevelopment/local-economic-and-community-plan-lecp/
Deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 30th July 2018 at 5pm
Guidelines on criteria and application forms for the new Community Enhancement Programme 2018 are available by contacting:
Teresa McGuirk, Monaghan County Council, Community Development Section on 047 73719 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by downloading the forms below:
LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED