CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) is a targeted investment programme for rural areas. The scheme aims to provide funding for small scale infrastructural projects for schools/ established community groups projects in areas which have suffered the greatest levels of population decline. The CLÁR Scheme is managed by the Department of Rural and Community Development.
The CLÁR 2021 Funding Scheme is now open for applications.
Under the 2021 scheme, funding will be provided under four measures:
Measure 1: Support for Schools/Community Safety measures
Measure 2: Outdoor Community Recreation Facilities
Measure 3(a): Community Gardens and Allotments **new for 2021
- Measure 1, 2 and 3(a) will be operated by Clare County Council. Applications should be submitted to Clare County Council at email@example.com by the 23rd of April 2021.
Measure 3(b): Meals on Wheels and Mobility Cancer Care Transport
CLÁR Innovation Fund ** new for 2021
- The Innovation Fund will be operated by the government Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD). Applications for the Innovation Fund should be submitted directly to the Department of Rural and Community Development at CLAR@DRCD.gov.ie by the 21st of May 2021.
The application forms and scheme guidelines for all measures are available below.
Page last reviewed: 19/03/21Back to top