Grants and Funding
Maintenance of Open Spaces in Housing Developments Grant
This Scheme is designed to assist communities’ residents committees in the maintenance of open spaces in their estates by providing funding towards grass cutting.
Community Environment Action Fund previously known as the 'Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund'
Please note: The Department of Environment, Climate and Communications advise that this grant will not be available until 2022.
Social Enterprise Development Fund
The Social Enterprise Development Fund is a €3.2 million fund which is being delivered over four years; 2018 - 2022.
The Social Enterprise Development Fund 2021 is now closed for applications.
Limerick Going for Gold
Limerick City and County Council in conjunction with the JP McManus Charitable Foundation is inviting applications for Limerick Going for Gold 2023.
CLÁR 2022 Scheme
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced the launch of the 2022 CLÁR programme. The CLÁR allocation nationally has increased from €5.5m to €7 million in 2022.
About Grants and Funding
Limerick City and County Council administers funding on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development and other Government Departments as well as providing funding through its own funding schemes.
Burial Ground Maintenance Grants
Burial Ground Maintenance Grants are paid to Community Groups to assist them financially in the provision of this vital community service.
Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme
Limerick Local Community Development Committee allocates funding under the Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme. The Department of Rural and Community Development has approved €39,883.29 in funding for Limerick under the 2021 scheme.
Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme 2022
The Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS) supports the provision of outdoor infrastructure that is, in the main, freely available to the public.
Repair and Upgrade Scheme of Assistance for Community Playgrounds Final
Limerick City and County Council is providing a scheme of assistance for Community Playgrounds targeted at repairing and upgrading community playgrounds in County Limerick.
The Repair and Upgrade Scheme of Assistance for Community Playgrounds is now closed for applications.
Town And Village Renewal Scheme 2022 (T&V)
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, recently announced details of the 2022 Town and Village Renewal Scheme (TVRS).
Community and Voluntary Sector Energy Support Scheme
The Community and Voluntary Energy Support Scheme (CVESS) provides for a once-off payment to eligible charities and community voluntary sector organisations for their energy costs for 2022. The scheme provides once-off support to organisations which fall outside the parameters of other energy su
The Community Support Fund
Limerick City and County Council and Limerick Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) invite applications for funding under the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Community Support Fund 2022.
Limerick City and County St Patrick’s Festival Parades Support Scheme 2023
Limerick City and County Council Festivals and Events Office manage the Limerick City and County St. Patrick’s Festival Parades Support Scheme 2023.
Community Recognition Fund 2023
On 25th January 2023 the Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) announced the launch of the ‘Community Recognition Fund 2023’ targeted at projects in communities hosting Beneficiaries of Temporary Protection and/or International Protection applicants: To recognise their contribution