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Community Grants and Initiatives

Meath County Council provides a range of Grants to community groups to assist with actions and projects being undertaken in their local area. These grants are intended to sustain community activity, active citizenship and promote community enhancement and environmental intiatives.

The range of grants available is:

Anti-Litter Initiative

The Anti-Litter Initiative is run by Meath County Council and is an opportunity for your local group or residents association to get involved with helping to improve the appearance of your area.

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Carranstown Community Grant Scheme

This grant is available to community groups for environmental improvement and recreational / community facility projects in the vicinity of the Carranstown waste management facility.

The scheme is open.

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CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) is a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in areas that experience disadvantage.

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Co-Operation Ireland

Irish public bodies pride of place in association with co-operation ireland. IPB Pride of Place is an all-island competition that acknowledges the work that communities are doing all over the island of Ireland.

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Community Amenity Project Scheme

The Community Amenity Project Scheme is a new grant scheme which provides financial assistance for capital projects such as the development of sporting, recreational, environmental, amenity, heritage and cultural facilities

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Community Enhancement Programme

The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) is a Capital Grant programme which provides funding to enhance community facilities and address disadvantaged areas in County Meath.

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Community Grant Scheme

The Community Grant Scheme is available to Community Groups, Tidy Towns/Village Committees, Residents Associations and other organisations, to assist with actions and projects being undertaken in their local area for the Meath County Council Community Grant Scheme 2019.

Applications for the Community Grant scheme 2019 have now closed.

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Green Schools

Meath County Council partners with An Taisce Green Schools to promote the worldwide Green Schools Programme.

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Healthy Ireland and Healthy Meath

Healthy Ireland, A Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing 2013-2025 is a Department of Health initiative and is the national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of Ireland over the coming generation.

The primary aim of the Healthy Ireland Fund is to support innovative, cross-sectoral, evidence-based projects and initiatives that support the implementation of key national policies in areas such as obesity, smoking, alcohol, physical activity and sexual health.

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Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme

The Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS) 2019 has been launched by Minister Ring on 29th March 2019.  It will provide funding for the development of new outdoor recreational infrastructure and for the nece3ssary maintenance, enhancement and promotion of existing outdoor recreational infrastructure in rural areas across Ireland.

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Pride of Place

“The aim of Pride of Place is to work in partnership with communities, to encourage best practice, innovation and leadership in providing vibrant sustainable communities that improve the quality of life for all.”

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Town and Village Renewal Scheme

The main focus for the 2019 Town and Village Renewal Scheme will be on public realm type activities and the enhancement of town centre amenities. Towns and villages of less than 10,000 population (as per the 2016 census) qualify for the scheme. 

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