Community Environment Action Fund previously known as the 'Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund'

Do you have a project or initiative that could help to increase awareness of environmental issues locally or that could help your community to become more sustainable?

If so, you may qualify for financial assistance from the Community Environment Action Fund previously known as the Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund. This Fund promotes sustainable development by assisting small scale, non-profit environmental projects at local level.

If you received funding from the 2018 Local Agenda 21 Environment Partnership Fund (LA21 EPF) and have not returned a completion report please do so immediately. Applications from groups who have not submitted a completion report cannot be considered for the Community Environment Action Fund in 2019. The LA21 EPF 2018 - Completion Report Form is available to download in the supporting documents below.

Does Your Project Qualify?

Projects should be in line with national environmental policies such as waste, biodiversity climate Change Air Noise Water Sustainable Development. Priority will be given to projects relating to climate and biodiversity. 

A wide variety of projects and schemes have been supported under the Fund in previous years, including community gardens and allotments, compost schemes, rainwater harvesting, biodiversity projects, waste reduction initiatives, educational initiatives and environmental exhibitions. This can be viewed here.

How to Apply

Applications are made directly to Limerick City and County Council. Application forms are available to download below or in the supporting documents at the end of the page.

Closing dates for receipt of application forms is Friday 27th September 2019.

Contact Information

Phone: +353 61 556000
Email: or

This service is provided by

Urban and Rural Community Development Department

Phone +353 61 556000
Limerick City and County Council, Merchant's Quay, Limerick V94 EH90