The objective of community development is to achieve social change and improve social and environmental conditions through equality and social justice.
Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP)
Local Community Development Committee (LCDC)
Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP)
Pride of Place
Comhairle na n-Og
Rural Development Programme
A framework for public engagement and participation in local government
There are currently a number of grant funding streams available to community groups to undertake improvement projects in their local area. Rural Development initiatives include the CLÁR Programme, Town and Village Renewal Scheme, Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure scheme and the LEADER programme.