Community Enhancement Programme 2021

‘The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development. Please see the following link for a press release on the launch of the CEP at national level by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and the Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD:


The programme is targeted towards enhancing community facilities for individuals and communities that are impacted by disadvantage as identified in the Local Economic Community Plan. This may include grants towards projects, equipment or one-off grants towards costs associated with reopening or sustainability of a community facility.

The programme will offer grants under the following two categories;

Category 1

Grants up to €1,000

Category 2

Grants of €1,000 – €5,000

Applicants are encouraged to read the application guidelines prior to completing the application form

Guidelines and application form available at

Closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm Wednesday 30th June, 2021.

Applications will not be considered after this date.

For further information contact [email protected] or 094 – 906 4660.