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 are paid to Community Groups to assist them financially in the provision of this vital community service.
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.
The Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS) supports the provision of outdoor infrastructure that is, in the main, freely available to the public.
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.
The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, recently announced details of the 2022 Town and Village Renewal Scheme (TVRS).
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
This scheme is designed to assist residents in the maintenance of open spaces in their estates by providing funding towards grass cutting.
Maintenance of Open Spaces in Housing Developments Grant 2022 is now closed for applications.
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.
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 City and County Council in conjunction with the JP McManus Charitable Foundation is inviting applications for Limerick Going for Gold 2022.
The 2022 Going for Gold Environmental Improvement Grant & Competition is now closed for applications.
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.
The Community Activities Fund is a once-off fund which will be allocated under the Department’s Community Enhancement Programme and will be administered locally by the Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) and the final approval of grants will be a matter fo