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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:

Burial Ground Grant Scheme


Healthy Ireland and Healthy Meath

The Vision for a Healthy Ireland and Healthy Meath is where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and wellbeing to their full potential, where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society and is everyone’s responsibility.
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Carranstown Environmental Projects Grant Scheme

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

Application forms, updated Guidelines (December 2023) and Carranstown Area Defined Map are available below and completed application forms should be returned to the Community Department, Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath C15 Y291 or by email to

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5.00 p.m. on Friday 26th January 2024. 

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CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) funding is a targeted investment programme which provides funding for small-scale infrastructural projects in rural areas that have suffered the greatest levels of population decline.


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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 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 2021

The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) is a Capital Grant programme which provides funding to enhance community facilities and address disadvantage in County Meath. Meath Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) is responsible for allocating funding to projects.  The total allocation for Meath for 2021 is €142,893.

The 2021 CEP scheme closed on Wednesday the 30th June 2021

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Community Environment Action Fund (previously Local Agenda 21)

PLEASE NOTE: This scheme has been suspended until 2023.

The Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund (LA21) which has operated since 1997, promotes sustainable development by assisting small-scale environmental projects at local level. The Scheme has been renamed the Community Environment Action Fund from 2019 onwards.

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Community Grant Scheme

Community Grant Scheme 2024

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. 


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Community Recognition Fund

On 15th March, 2024, Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys and Minister of State Joe O’Brien, announced details of a €50 million Community Recognition Fund.  The allocation for Co. Meath is €1,188,066. 


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