2018 DLR Grants Scheme now open

The DLR Grant Scheme provides financial assistance to individuals, groups and organisations engaged in projects, events or developments for the community and business organisations at local or county level within Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County...

The 2018 dlr Grant Scheme is now open and the closing date for all applications is Friday 13th October 2017.

The scheme funds a diverse range of initiatives from Events, Sports and Heritage to Community, Arts and Business.

The grants support in achieving the Council’s commitment to Driving Quality of Life for All and Creating an Environment for Economic Growth. The aim is to ensure that the limited financial resources available are used to the maximum benefit of the DLR community at large and support in achieving the Council’s goals and objectives.

See Corporate Plan 2015-2019

The grants range from support to local community groups in running community events, summer projects, sports activities and community development initiatives. Grants also support business groups with running business promotion events and initiatives that drive footfall and support economic growth. Events, heritage and Festivals grants are available to support and promote key events or festivals throughout the County. These guidelines set out the purpose of each grant, the eligibility and award criteria.

Since 2014, the County Council has awarded over €2.5m in grants which help support in driving quality of life and creating an environment for economic growth. This assistance supports a broad range of activity and successful applicants are required to acknowledge the County Council’s support in publicity related to projects or initiatives that have received such support.  Further information is included on the Section of Post Award Criteria.

For further information visit the DLR website here. 

Article Published: 21/09/2017