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Funding Schemes

Community Facilities Scheme 2017

South Dublin County Community Facilities Scheme 2017

This Scheme is now closed for applications – Decisions have been made and your group have been contacted. Congratulations to the successful applicants!!


Please direct any further queries to Andy Lane, available at:


RAPID National Grants Programme 2017

The South Dublin County Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) are seeking applications for funding under the RAPID National Grants Programme 2017 targeted at the following:

  • The acquisition of transport that supports organisations addressing mobility issues for families at risk, young people, older people and those with mobility issues. Applications should be from organisations that work with people from disadvantaged areas of the County/RAPID areas and would be for a maximum of €30,000 or 75% of the cost of the transport whichever is the least.
  • Applications can only be for capital expenditure.
  • Funding approved should be spent and accounted for by the 30th June 2018

The Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP) identifies the following that are targeting mobility issues:

  • Health and Wellbeing Goal 8 Empower our communities to improve their health and wellbeing and quality of life by providing relevant information and accessibility to quality services
    • Objective: Ensure high quality services are provided by increasing cooperation and collaboration
  • Poverty and Inclusion Goal 10: Reduce poverty, social exclusion and disadvantage and improve levels of income for disadvantaged communities, including children and families
    • Objective: Increase accessibility to existing services


Please direct any further queries to Andy Lane, available at:

Application Form and Guidelines

Application Guidelines

Application Form

Submitting an Application

Please read the guidelines attached before completing the application form below, and return to Andy Lane, South Dublin County LCDC, County Hall, Tallaght Dublin 24 by 5.00pm on Friday 24th November 2017

Good Luck to all Applicants!!


Clann Credo €10 Million Loan Fund 2017

Clann Credo €10 Million Climate Action Loan Fund

Clann Credo has a new €10m Community Climate Action Loan Fund to help boost Climate Action Projects.As you know, Clann Credo is Ireland’s leading Community Loan Finance provider and we have loaned over €97m to almost 900 community and voluntary projects nationwide.

I am sending you this press release (see below)  about our €10m Community Climate Action Loan Fund to share with community groups, either by putting the press release on your website/ezine, or by sharing this email.

To find out more details about the new €10m Community Climate Action Loan Fund, click here . Our Leaflets can be downloaded by clicking  here

Click here to the link to our video about how Clann Credo has helped communities save energy and money.

Contact me if you need any more information.

Kind regards,

Cathy Moore
Communications and Marketing Manager
Clann Credo – Community Loan Finance
P: +353 1 400 2100 |

Help boost your Community Climate Action Project with Clann Credo €10M Community Climate Action Loan Fund

Many communities around Ireland are working to reduce Ireland’s carbon footprint as well as saving money by implementing cost-effective energy-saving measures.

Clann Credo has a designated Community Climate Action Loan Fund of €10 million for local projects that support people taking climate action.

The type of environmental projects Clann Credo supports include investment in: renewable energy projects; SEAI Better Energy Community projects; retro-fitting existing community buildings and facilities. We also finance communities committed to low carbon living.

Over the years, Clann Credo disbursed over €8.5 Million in Community Loan Finance to projects involved in climate action.  These loans have helped communities save energy and money in: schools; sports clubs; community centres; churches; sheltered housing and even an eco-village.

Projects that we already support include: Tipperary Energy Agency; Upperchurch Energy; Ballyfermot Family Resource centre, Dublin; Clár ICH, Mayo; Galway Traveller Movement; Drombane Energy Team; Birdhill Tidy Towns; Kilcommon Energy Team; Lorrah/Rathcabin Energy Team and Cloughjordan Eco Village.

Clann Credo has been working with the Sustainable Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and other agency authorities.  We help community groups to maximise the benefits of SEAI Better Energy Community Grants.
As well as providing community loan finance for community climate action projects, Clann Credo also provides expert knowledge of working the community and voluntary sector.

To find out more about Clann Clann Credo’s Climate Action Loan Fund click here

To watch a video about how Clann Credo is helping Climate Action communities click here