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CLAR programme

CLAR 2018 – Open for Applications

The CLÁR funding scheme, a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in areas that experience disadvantage.  The areas on the county designated as CLAR areas is shown on attached - (Clar Map)

The Council wish to receive Expressions of Interest (EOI’s) for Measure 1 & 2, a one page proposal including details of Applicant, location and details of project, rational, costings etc. from Community Group / school.

Expression of interest (EOI) should be returned to Community Development, Westmeath County Council, Aras an Chontae, Mullingar, Co Westmeath or by email to dce@westmeathcoco.ie

Closing date for receipt of EOI’s is 4pm Friday 13th April 2018.  EOI’s will not be considered after this date.

Funding is available for the following measures:

Measure 1: Support for Schools/Community Safety Measures such as:

  • Pedestrian Crossings
  • Access footpaths
  • Car Parking Facilities
  • Bus Shelters
  • Public Lighting

Grant Range € 22,000 to € 30,000 ( Up to 90% funding available)

More detailed information on Mesure 1 & 2: CLÁR 2018 - LA-LDC Measures

Measure 2.  Schools/ Community Play Areas (including MUGAs)

Grant Range € 5,000 to € 50,000 (Up to 90% funding available)

More detailed information on Mesure 1 & 2: CLÁR 2018 - LA-LDC Measures

Measure 3. First Response Support Measure

(Measure 3 Applications are submitted directly to the Department of Rural and Community Development)

Applications under Measure 3 of the Clár Funding Scheme 2018 will be accepted directly by the Department from established organisations/groups that operate entirely on a voluntary basis, and are involved in emergency rescue/first response efforts.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications under Measure 3 is the 28th of April 2018.  Application will not be considered after this date.

All queries to be directed to clar@drcd.gov.ie

Completed applications should be returned to the Department of Rural and Community Development at clar@drcd.gov.ie

Application Form M3: M3 App Form

More detailed information on Mesure 3: CLÁR 2018 Measure 3