RAPID National Programme 2017

Posted in Connect on November 9, 2017.

Mayo County Council, working with Mayo Local Community Development Committee on behalf of Department of Rural and Community Development, is inviting applications from community, voluntary groups and state agenices under the RAPID National Programme 2017. The programme will fund capital projects that address disadvantage and seek to enhance communities in urban areas/towns.

Urban area/town means towns as defined in the 2016 Census. A list of urban area/towns is available below.

An allocation of €64,500 has been made available to Mayo County Council for the RAPID National Programme 2017 and will be distributed equally across the four Municipal Districts.

Projects should demonstrate compatibility with the Mayo Local Economic & Community Plan and applicant groups should be registered with the Mayo Public Participation Network. www.mayoppn.net

Higher scoring will be awarded to areas with higher deprivation as defined to the 2016 Pobal HP Deprivation Index.

Deadline for Applications is 5pm on 24th November 2017. Late applications will not be accepted.

RAPID Application Form Button  RAPIDGuidelines

List of Urban Town as defined by Census 2016


Link to Mayo LECP


 Deprivation Index link



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