Carranstown Community Projects Grant Scheme

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Meath County Council &

Indaver Community Liaison Committee

Carranstown Community Grant Scheme 2017

                                      

Meath County Council and the Indaver Community Liaison Committee invite applications for grant assistance, under its Carranstown Community Grant Scheme 2017, from community groups and organisations in the Carranstown / Duleek and surrounding areas.

The scheme is funded by Indaver Ireland Ltd and administered by Meath County Council with an indicative fund for allocation in 2018 of approximately €90,000.

Application Forms

Applications Forms and further details on the Carranstown Community Grant Scheme are available below or from Community Section, Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath, C15 Y291.  Phone: (046) 9097400, email communitygrants@meathcoco.ie 

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is: Wednesday  31st January  2018 at 5pm

Applications received after this date will not be considered and will be returned

 

This grant is available to Community groups/organizations towards the provision of environmental improvement and recreational / community facility projects in the vicinity of the Carranstown waste management facility.

 

Areas that qualify for the Grant Scheme?

As per the attached map below and at the discretion of the Liaison Committee.

What is the grant for?

 1. Amenity / Environmental Projects in public open spaces:

The scheme proposes to give grants to community groups engaged in environmental type activities in public open areas.  Such activities may include:

  • Tree/shrub planting
  • Public area enhancement
  • Hanging baskets/window boxes
  • Installation of seats/picnic tables
  • Name stones/welcome signs
  • Purchase of gardening equipment etc. 
  • Creation of wildlife areas
  • Heritage/restoration projects
  • Environmental Protection 

2. Community Grants

The scheme proposes to give grants to community groups engaged in community and recreational activities and projects.  There must be a community gain element to these projects.

Such projects and activities may include:

  • Upgrading / general maintenance of community facilities that are owned or leased on a long term basis to the community
  • Community days/weeks
  • Development of a local community owned newsletter / Publications
  • Community Games events in the local community
  • Social Inclusion Projects benefiting the community
  • Sports Projects
  • Community run Youth Projects
  • Technical Assistance
  • Community Festivals
  • Equipment for community use excluding personal equipment. 
  • Preparation of development and action plans for local groups, local research, feasibility studies and training.

Match funding: Applications will be considered from groups who require match funding to access national funding schemes such as the Sports Capital Programme. 

Who can apply for the grant?

  • Community Groups
  • Residents Associations
  • Community Youth Group
  • Tidy Towns Committee
  • Charities working with community groups
  • Sporting Organisations
  • Schools Parents associations  – Extra Curricular Community Activities only

Carranstown Community Grant Scheme Application Form doc, 87kb

Carranstown Community Grant Scheme Criteria pdf, 194kb

Carranstown Grant Scheme Defined Area Map pdf, 1,089kb