Galway County Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) has been allocated an amount of €316,244
under the Community Support Fund and Galway County Council, on behalf of the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), and is inviting applications for funding from community groups and community facilities within the Galway County administrative area.

This funding is about giving a helping hand to smaller groups and facilities at a grassroots level by supporting them to continue their important work on the ground – for example,

  • Parish Halls
  • Community Centres
  • Social Clubs
  • ICA Groups
  • Senior Citizen Groups
  • Youth Clubs
  • Men’s Sheds
  • Women’s Sheds

and more (there is €3,162 ring-fenced for operating costs of Women’s Shed).

The Fund will support these smaller groups, particularly in disadvantaged areas:

  1. With their Energy Costs or other Non-Pay Operating/Running Costs


  1. Grants towards projects or equipment enhancing facilities

The Application Form and Guidelines may be downloaded from our website HERE and are also available by e-mailing or by telephoning 091 509 521.

Applicants must submit a completed Application Form and supporting documentation on or before the closing date by (a) e-mailing a signed scanned version to OR (b) posting it to Community Grants, Economic, Rural and Community Development Department, Galway County Council, Áras an Chontae, Prospect Hill, Galway.

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