CLÁR FUNDING SCHEME 2022

CLÁR FUNDING SCHEME 2022

CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) is a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in rural areas that have experienced significant levels of de-population. The funding works in conjunction with local/Agency and other Departmental funding programmes and on the basis of locally identified priorities.

CLÁR Programme for 2022

The 2022 CLÁR programme will be delivered through three separate Measures as follows:

Measure 1:                 Developing Community Facilities & Amenities

Measure 2:                 Mobility, Cancer Care and Community First Responders

Measure 3:                ‘Our Islands’

Measure 1    Support for Schools/Community Safety Measures 

Up to 90% funding available

Types of Intervention eligible (this is not an exhaustive list):

Multi-Use Gaming Areas (MUGAs)/Astro-Turf Facilities, Skateboard Parks, Playgrounds, Handball Alleys, Tennis Courts, Basketball Courts, Community Gyms, Community Cinemas, Sensory Gardens, Community Gardens, Outdoor Bowling Areas, Walking/Running Tracks, Outdoor Toilet Facilities, Car Parking, Public Lighting, Small scale works to community facilities, Enhanced access to unique heritage sites

Grant Range €5,000 up to €50,000

Please contact your local Municipal District Co-ordinator or Aisling Kierans, Community Development Section to discuss potential projects for submission to this scheme as early as possible:

  • Ballybay/Clones Municipal District Office – 047 51018
  • Carrickmacross/Castleblayney Municipal District Office – 042 9661236
  • Monaghan Municipal District Office – 047 73777
  • Aisling Kierans, Community Development – 047 73707

Completed Applications for Measure 1 must be submitted directly to Monaghan County Council by email, to communitygrants@monaghancoco.ie  

Closing date for receipt of applications to Monaghan County Council is 5.00 p.m. on Thursday 7th April 2022. (APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED)

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Measure 2    Mobility, Cancer Care and Community First Responders

This scheme will cover costs of a vehicle and/or the fit out of a vehicle where necessary.  The Department encourages the purchase of hybrid/electric vehicles where possible.

Between 80% and 90% funding available

Completed applications for Measures 2 should be emailed directly to the Department of Rural & Community Development at clar@drcd.gov.ie by 5.00 p.m. on Friday 8th April 2022. (APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED)

Application forms for Measure 2:

Measure 2 Application Form Measure 2 Scheme Outline

Measure 3     ‘Our Islands’

Island Community Transport – community bus/vehicle with an electric charging point which is powered by solar PV panels. ii) Outdoor Community Recreation Amenities – benches, picnic tables/areas, toilets.

Between 80% and 90% funding available

Completed applications for Measures 3 should be emailed directly to the Department of Rural & Community Development at clar@drcd.gov.ie by Friday 6th May 2022.

 

Application forms for Measure 3:

Measure 3 Application Form Measure 3 Scheme Outline

 

CLÁR Information links:

CLAR Map MD Boundary DED CLÁR – List of DED