Westmeath County Council Community Grants Applications Open

Brigid Geoghegan
Brigid Geoghegan • 2 March 2021

Westmeath County Council Community Grants Applications Open

Westmeath County Council is now inviting applications for the following Grants:

  • Community Action Grant
  • Tidy Towns Grant
  • Residents Associations Grant

This is an online application.

To help you with your application a document is attached containing the questions asked on the application forms.

Please follow this link for the online application https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/3f9e7e09be3844288b2401414fc5c8fd

Or got to www.westmeathcoco.ie to the Community Grants page for the application.

All applications must be submitted by 5pm Friday 9th April 2021 - Late Applications will not be accepted.

Westmeath County Council is now inviting applications for the following Awards:

  • Nominations for Cathaoirleach Award for Westmeath Person/Group of the Year
  • Community project of the year Award
  • Age Friendly Recognition Award
  • Pride of Place in the Community Competition
  • STEM Grant (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Grant)
  • Schools Environmental Competition

To apply please complete an application form and return by email to communitygrants@westmeathcoco.ie

Please Note this is NOT an online application

The Awards Applications Booklet 2021 is attached.

 

Westmeath Co. Council, Community Development Section endeavours to ensure all our Community groups are supported to apply for the various grants, awards and nominations appropriate to their group or area.

A Funding and Resource workshop information evening has been arranged via Zoom on the following dates:

Tuesday 2nd March 2021 7.30pm to 9pm – Presentations will include - Community Grants & Awards,  Sports grants, Arts & Heritage, Environment & supports from Westmeath Community Development - Registration closed

Thursday 4th March 2020 7.30pm to 9pm – Presentations will include - Leader, Rural supports, CLÁR, ORIS, SEAI, LA Water programmes, Westmeath Volunteer Centre.

This is an opportunity to hear information and ask about 2021 grants, awards and supports for your group. You may wish to attend one or both events. To register your attendance please go to  https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/free-westmeath-funding-resource-workshop-2021-via-zoom-registration-142082086345 or call 044 933 8939 or email communitygrants@westmeathcoco.ie to receive a registration link. The material and presentations will be available after the event on the Westmeath County Council and Westmeath Public Participation Network (PPN) websites.

One to one support & Online Support Clinics

There will be additional online Funding & Resource supports clinics with staff of Westmeath County Council Community Section and Westmeath Community Development.  These supports clinics will have One to One Assistance to Community Groups with Practical support including assistance with; Which Grants to apply for and assistance with filling in the grant applications:

Tuesday 9th March 2021 via Zoom 10am to 4.00pm                                   

Thursday 11th March 2021 via Zoom 10am to 4.00pm

To Register please contact Ursula Harper 044 93 38939 or email info@westmeathppn.ie

Over the Phone Funding & Resource supports clinics

Additional one-to-one over the phone supports will be available with staff of Westmeath County Council Community Section on following dates/times:

Tuesday 16th March - 10am to 1pm & 2pm to 4pm

Thursday 18th March - 10am to 1pm & 2pm to 4pm

Tuesday 23rd March - 10am to 1pm & 2pm to 4pm

Thursday 25th March - 10am to 1pm & 2pm to 4pm

Further details will be available through Westmeath PPN and on the Westmeath County Council & Westmeath PPN websites.

 

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