Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today reminded community groups to submit their applications for the new €15 million Community Centre Investment Fund.
- Only two weeks until deadline for applications closes on 14th July at 3pm
- Grants of between €10,000-€300,000 for the upgrade of community facilities
- Hundreds of community groups in attendance at online information clinics
The Fund, which is the first of its kind, will provide grants of between €10,000 and €300,000 for the upgrade and refurbishment of community centres in both urban and rural areas.
Hundreds of community groups across the country have already attended online information clinics organised by the Department of Rural and Community Development since Minister Humphreys launched the Fund in April.
And the Minister is today urging interested groups to submit their applications before the closing date of 14th July, 2022 at 3pm.
All interested applicants must register online at gov.ie/CommunityCentresFund
Registration for the fund must be completed prior to submitting a formal application.
The formal application process closes on Thursday 14th July 2022.
Fund guidelines and a sample application form are available to view at gov.ie/drcd
The Department has hosted a number of information sessions and support clinics since the fund was launched. The final support clinic will take place on Monday 11th July 2022 from 12.30 to 2.00 pm and groups must register here to attend.
A video of the previous information session along with instructional videos to assist groups with the online portal and the application form are also available on the Department’s website.
Community Groups are urged submit their application well in advance of the closing date to avoid any possible issues.
Groups can submit any queries to CCIF@drcd.gov.ie
To register for the information session or to register to apply for the funding please click here