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Community and Integrated Development

Community Activities Fund


Under the Community Enhancement Programme 2021

The Community Activities Fund (CAF) is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development. Please click this link for a press release on the launch of the CAF at national level by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and the Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD.

Mayo Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), working with Mayo County Council, on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development, invites applications for the Community Activities Fund 2021.

This programme will support groups, particularly in disadvantaged areas, as identified in the Local Economic Community Plan.

Grants will be paid towards non-pay running/non-pay operating costs (falling due only between 01st July 2021 to 30th June 2022), necessary repairs and improvements to facilities/purchase of equipment.

Non-pay running costs: Electricity, refuse, heating 

Non-pay operating costs: Rent/lease costs and insurance bills 

Capital costs: Necessary repairs/improvements to facilities, purchase of equipment such as tables and chairs, tools and signage, laptops and printers, lawnmowers, canopies and training equipment.  

The programme will offer grants under the following two categories; 

Category 1: Grants up to €1,000   

Category 2: Grants from €1,000 to €5,000

  • Applicants must read the application guidelines prior to completing the application form.
  • Only completed applications will be considered for funding.
  • Application forms and guidelines are available at the links below
  • Completed applications should be returned by email to community@mayococo.ie
  • Closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm Wednesday 2nd February 2022.
  • Applications will not be considered after this date.
  • For further information contact community@mayococo.ie or (094) 906 4660
  • Application forms and guidelines are available in Irish, on request.

Community Activities Funding - Application Form

Community Activities Funding - Guidelines

Further Information:

How to find your location - Simple Guide (PDF) or use this web link

View the Mayo Local Economic and Community Plan

View our Municipal District Map

Visit the Mayo PPN Website

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