Community Activities Fund 2022

Community Activities Fund 2022

Funding of €265,142 has been awarded for County Monaghan for the Community Activities Fund under the Community Enhancement Programme.  The fund will be administered by Monaghan Local Community Development Committee (LCDC).  The Community Activities Fund (CAF) is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development.  the scheme was launched at national level by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and the Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD.

The Community Activities Fund will support groups, particularly in disadvantaged areas, with their non-pay running/operating costs, as well as funding to carry out necessary repairs and improvements to their facilities and purchase equipment. The scheme does not provide funding for the pay or employment of staff.

  • Any not-for-profit community or voluntary group can apply to this Fund
  • Commercial organisations, individuals and for-profit organisations are not eligible for assistance

Notes:

Requests for assistance usually exceed the funds available. The Programme is likely to be oversubscribed.  Therefore, all applications fulfilling the conditions may not be successful or may be granted a lesser amount than applied for.

Applications will be evaluated by the LCDC to ensure eligibility and consistency with the Local Economic and Community Plan 2016-2021 (LECP) which can be viewed at the following link https://monaghan.ie/communitydevelopment/local-economic-and-community-plan-lecp/

Applications must be made online

Guidelines are available here

You will be asked during the application process to supply the ITM co-ordinates for your project’s location. You can read a simple guide to how to find these co-ordinates here.

This is an online application process only and hard copy application forms will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of completed online applications is 5.00 p.m. Monday 31st January 2022  

At this time, the online portal will close and it will not be possible to submit further applications

For any queries please email: communitygrants@monaghancoco.ie