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Kildare Communities Facilities Scheme 2017

A new national Communities Facilities Scheme was recently launched by the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government. This scheme offers community groups access to capital funding in order to kick-start, advance or complete their capital projects. In Kildare the scheme targets community groups and not for profit organisations working with:

-      Disadvantaged Young People

-      Disadvantaged Men

Projects or elements of projects of a capital nature may be funded e.g. office equipment, project resources, research facilities, energy efficiency equipment.

Five project grants in total will be awarded across Kildare to a maximum of €13,000 per project (one for each Municipal District).

How to apply

Guidelines and an official application form are available online at

 All applicants must complete the official application form. Once completed please submit your application by email or post to the following contact details: 

By email:  Telephone (045) 980538

By post:  Communities Facilities Scheme, Community & Culture Department, Level 7, at the address below.

Closing date for applications is 5 p.m. on Friday 30 June 2017
No applications will be accepted after this date.

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