Expressions of Interest-Playground Facilities

Brigid Geoghegan
Brigid Geoghegan • 29 January 2018

Rural Development Programme LEADER 2014-2020
Expressions of Interest-Playground Facilities

Westmeath Community Development on behalf of the Local Action Group, Westmeath Local
Community Development Committee (LCDC) invites Expressions of Interest from interested
parties under the following themes/sub-themes.

Theme: Social Inclusion. Sub Theme: Basic Services for hard to Reach Communities.
Theme: Economic Development, Enterprise Development & Job Creation. Sub Theme: Rural Towns.
 Projects which will support the development of recreational and community facilities.
Community Groups are requested to submit Expression of Interest forms to
 Develop New Playground Facilities or Upgrade of Existing Facilities .

The development of new playgrounds and the upgrade of equipment in existing playgrounds may
be considered eligible for funding providing that there is a demonstrated need for such facilities.
A total budget of €250,000 will be available. Community Groups may be eligible for up 75%
LEADER Grant Support- up to a maximum of €37,500 for new playground facilities and €15,000
for upgrade of existing facilities.

Closing date for receipt of Expression of Interest (EOI): 5th February 2018.
For further information please contact: Peter Ormond at Westmeath Community Development,
on (044) 93 48571 or to request EOI form e-mail: Web: