Community Water Development Fund is open

The Local Authority Waters Programme Community Water Development Fund is open for applications

The Community Water Development Fund aims to fund projects that will bring about improvements in water quality and/or raise public awareness of the value of good water quality and how to improve it. It aims to build community capacity in water related challenges, working together to improve water quality.

The Fund is administered by the Local Authority Waters Programme on behalf of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. The Fund is open to eligible applicants in the Republic of Ireland only. The Fund aims to help meet the water quality objectives of the River Basin Management Plan for Ireland and the EU Water Framework Directive.

Who Can Apply?

The funding scheme is open to not-for-profit Community and Voluntary Groups; Rural Networks; Urban Networks; Environmental Non-Government Organisations, Clubs, Associations or other appropriate bodies located in the Republic of Ireland ONLY. Individuals may NOT apply. Applicants with a grant approved in 2021 and not fully drawn down may NOT apply.

Total funding available under the Community Water Development Fund Open Call 2022 is capped at €380,000.

Minimum grant awarded for successful projects will be €500 up to a maximum of €25,000.

Closing date 8th February 2022

For more information see:

Community Water Development Fund Grant Application Form 2022

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