Community Enhancement Programme

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 2021 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:

Applications are now invited for CEP 2021, which offers:

  • Grants towards projects or equipment enhancing facilities
  • One-off grants towards costs associated with reopening of a community facility or the sustainability of a facility
  • Small grants of up to a maximum of € 1,000
  • Larger grants €1,000 - €4,000 which must address priorities of the LECP
  • Only one application is accepted from each Community Group
  • Applications must relate to a single project
  • Public realm, town parks and streetscaping improvements – especially in relation to older people, children and young people are encouraged

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Locally based community and voluntary groups
  • Not for Profit Organisations

Closing date for applications is 4pm on Wednesday 30th June 2021

Application Form / Guidelines /How to find XY

Application Form image cep2021 | Guidelines image cep2021 | How to find XY

For further information email 

Local Economic & Community Plan - Part 7 Community


  • EU Sturctural Fund
  • European Union