Community Enhancement Programme 2020

Cavan County Council has been awarded €57,025 under the Community Enhancement Programme. Funding will be aimed at enhancing communities and addressing disadvantage as identified in the Cavan Local Economic and Community Plan.

The funding covers capital projects only and should demonstrate added value. 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 such as painting or minor repairs

- Community amenities

- Development of Youth clubs or facilities

- Development of Sports/recreation facilities

- Improvements to town parks and common areas and spaces

- Public realm improvements

- Streetscaping

- Development of Play/recreation spaces

- Energy efficiency type projects

- Purchase of Equipment

- Adaptions or equipment needed as a result of COVID-19


There are two grants available under the programme: small scale capital grants of €1,000 or less, or capital grant in excess of €1,000 up to maximum of €10,000.

Application forms and details are available to download at or by email from Theresa Tierney, at

Completed Applications must be submitted by Friday, August 28, via email to

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