Shannon MD Community Grants Scheme announced
Clare County Council is inviting applications from community groups in the Shannon Municipal District to the 2020 Community Grants Scheme before the deadline of 4:00 p.m. on Friday, 21 February 2020.
The €35,000 scheme aims to support community groups engaged in a wide range of cultural, artistic, heritage, sporting, educational and community work.
Cllr. Gerry Flynn, Cathaoirleach of Shannon Municipal District, said the fifth annual Community Grants Scheme for the Shannon MD will appeal to a large number of community organisations throughout the District.
Councillor Flynn added, “The scheme is used mainly to encourage existing groups to develop and enhance their current activities, whilst also encouraging them to develop new and innovative ideas. There is a specific focus on projects which promote culture, local heritage and adult life-long learning; as well as projects which generate civic pride and local community development.”
The eligibility criteria and guidelines for applicants are available from the Shannon Municipal District Office, Clare County Council, Shannon Town Hall, Shannon (061 – 362319 / firstname.lastname@example.org) or may be downloaded from Clare County Council’s website (http://www.clarecoco.ie/services/community/grants/communitt-grant-scheme). Application Forms will only be accepted in hard copy format. Emailed applications will not be accepted. The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, 21 February, 2020.
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