Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces almost €8 million in funding for community and sports facilities.
The funding, under the 2023 CLÁR Programme, will support hundreds of projects with a particular focus on areas that have experienced significant levels of population decline.
Under the initiative, grants of up to €50,000 will be provided to support the development of community and sports facilities, youth clubs, playgrounds, sensory gardens, walking tracks and much more.
And for the first time under the CLÁR Programme, funding will be provided to carry out upgrades and improvements to spectator stands at local GAA and sports clubs.
The measures being funded under the 2023 CLÁR Programme are:
• Measure 1: Developing Community Facilities and Amenities (via Westmeath County Council)
• Measure 2: Mobility, Cancer Care and Community First Responders Transport (direct to Department of Rural and Community Development)
• Measure 3: Our Islands (direct to Department of Rural and Community Development)
We are inviting Community groups to submit expressions of interest by clicking on the link below before Monday15th May, 2023.
If you or your community group require any assistance, support or general information, please contact the Community Development Section, Westmeath County Council on 044-933 2196, 044-933 8969 or 044-933 2258 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 25/04/2023