Community Climate Action Programme (CCAP) to host Project Clinics Across the County

Launching Cork County Council’s Community Climate Action Programme (CCAP), which provides targeted funding for community groups to deliver local community climate action, were Cllr. Frank O’Flynn, Mayor of the County of Cork, Loraine Lynch, Divisional Manager, Cork County Council, and Louis Duffy, Director of Services for Environment, Cork County Council.

The Community Climate Action Programme (CCAP) aims to support and empower communities in shaping and building low carbon, sustainable communities which will contribute to national climate and energy targets. The CCAP is designed to provide targeted funding for community groups through a competitive application process to deliver community climate action.

Eligible community organisations can apply for up to 100% funding across three categories:

  • Small scale projects: less than €20,000
  • Medium scale projects: €20,000 to €50,000
  • Large scale projects: €51,000 to €100,000

If you are considering applying for the Community Climate Action Programme (CCAP) and have questions about the CCAP and your project, Cork County Council is hosting one-to-one project clinics in eight locations to provide direct support and guidance to prospective applicants.

Project clinics will be held at the following locations:

  • Skibbereen Library, Tuesday 23rd January 2024 @ 11:00-13:00
  • Bandon Library, Tuesday 23rd January 2024 @ 15:00-17:00
  • Macroom Library, Wednesday 24th January 2024 @ 11:00-13:00
  • Fermoy Library, Thursday 25th January @ 11:00-13:00
  • Carrigaline Library, Friday 26th January 2024 @ 13:00-15:00
  • Mallow Library, Tuesday 30th January @ 11:00-13:00
  • Midleton Library, Wednesday 31st January 2024 @ 11:00-13:00
  • Cobh Library, Wednesday 31st January 2024 @ 15:00-17:00

Contact to book a one-to-one meeting in advance. We recommend that an appointment is arranged in advance, but walk-ins will be facilitated where possible. Online meetings can also be facilitated.

The Community Climate Action Programme (CCAP) is open for applications from eligible organisations for a period of 12 weeks, with a closing date of Wednesday 6th March 2024.

Further details about the programme and the application process can be found at the link below.