The Community Water Development Fund 2020 was launched at the…
Community Water Development Fund 2023 – you can apply now for funding
The Community Water Development Fund 2023 funding call is now open and you can apply now to get funding for your project. The Fund is administered by LAWPRO on behalf of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. There will be €500,000 available under the call.
The Community Water Fund has been in operation since 2018. Since that time, LAWPRO have awarded €2m in grant aid to 629 grant recipients to fund all types of water related projects.
Examples of projects funded include: feasibility studies; surveys and plans; biodiversity signage; water conservation measures; invasive species control; riparian management and planting; training workshops; Citizen Science initiatives, etc.
The Fund is open to all community and voluntary groups to assist in the protection and management of water quality, both locally and in the wider catchment.
An Online Fund Clinic webinar will be hosted by LAWPRO on Friday 13 January 2023 at 11am.
Applications are available via the online portal: https://consult.watersandcommunities.ie/en/user/login?destination=node/20
You can download the Fund Guidelines here.