Community Enhancement Programme

Community Enhancement Programme

South Dublin Community Development Committee

South Dublin County Community Enhancement Programme 2021

 Funding of €169,399 has been made available to the South County Dublin Local Community Development Committee by the Department of Rural and Community Development for the Community Enhancement Programme in 2021.

Who can apply?

The Community Enhancement Programme is open to locally based community and voluntary groups in disadvantaged urban and rural areas, and, not-for-profit organisations in in the administrative area of South Dublin County Council. Funding will be targeted at disadvantaged areas or targeted at communities who have specific needs.

Eligible Funding

The following provides a non-exhaustive list of capital projects that could receive funding under the programme:

  • Development/renovation of community centres
  • Once off maintenance of premises. This does not include regular routine maintenance
  • Community amenities
  • Development of youth clubs or facilities
  • Development of sports/recreation facilities
  • Improvements to town parks and common areas and spaces
  • CCTV equipment
  • Public realm improvements
  • Streetscaping
  • Development of play/recreation spaces
  • Energy efficiency type projects
  • Purchase of equipment

How much can I apply for?

Funding available is €169,399 grants of €1,000 or less for small capital grants are particularly welcome and a proportion of funding will be ringfenced to allow a larger volume of those with limited resources to receive funding.

How to Apply

Applications under the Community Enhancement Programme 2021 may only be made on-line.

Click here to apply.

Guidelines and a privacy statement are available at  The deadline for the submission of online applications is Friday 3rd December 2021 at midnight.  Late applications will not be considered.

For any queries on the Community Enhancement Programme or application process please contact Andy Lane at 01-414 9270 or email:   stating  “Community Enhancement Programme” in the email subject line.


This programme is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development with support from the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) and South Dublin County Council.

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