Funded by Cork County Council in association with their Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) in co-operation with Local Development Companies.

Cork County Council is committed to supporting local communities through its three Local Community Development Committees across County Cork. The LCDC is a public private partnership that provides governance to community development and financial oversight to community funding spent in the community.

The aim of this scheme is to fund local community development with small scale capital projects to a minimum of €1,000 and to a maximum of €25,000 per project to improve the range and/or quality of community based facilities within Cork County communities, thus leading to a better quality of life.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm Friday, 14th December, 2018.

Applicants will be notified if successful, in early March with a view to having all projects completed by 30th September, 2019.

You can make an application online at or click the following links for application forms and guidelines:

Community Development Initiative 2018 Terms and Conditions

Community Development Initiative 2018 Application Form

Completed applications to be returned to the following:

North Cork - Senior Executive Officer, North Cork Municipal District Office, Cork    County Council, Annabella, Mallow, Co. Cork.

South Cork - Senior Executive Officer, South Cork Municipal District Office, Cork    County Council, Floor 5, County Hall, Carrigrohane Road, Cork.

West Cork - Senior Executive Officer, West Cork Municipal District Office, Cork  County Council, Kent Street, Clonakilty, Co. Cork.

Applications can also be made online at For queries please contact: Local Community Development Unit, Cork County Council on 021- 4285295 or 021-4285230 or email

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Cork County Council Headquarters, County Hall, Carrigrohane Road T12 R2NC