South Kerry Development Partnership CLG on behalf of the Kerry LCDC-Led LAG is inviting Expressions of Interest for the Rural Development (LEADER) Programme Basic Services targeted at Hard to Reach Communities Sub-Theme from Monday, 20th January 2020.
About LEADER LEADER is a Community Led Local Development approach that involves the participation of rural communities in developing responses to the key economic, environmental and social challenges identified in their areas. South Kerry Development Partnership CLG has been implementing the LEADER Programme in South Kerry since 1991.
Aim of the Sub-Theme This sub-theme seeks to improve access to basic services for people living in rural and remote areas and groups who are at risk of social exclusion. In some cases, the particular service may have never existed in the locality or has been withdrawn. Actions supported may involve establishing a new service for communities at risk of social exclusion, or improving existing services provided to communities and community groups under the following categories:
• Community • Education/Training • Social/cultural and • Recreation
Categories under which assistance may be sought Support is confined to the Community sector for Large Infrastructural Projects (minimum funding €30,000 and maximum funding €100,000)
Grant Support Available The total budget for this call is €220,000. The minimum funding available to any individual project is €30,000 and the maximum amount of funding available to any individual project is €100,000.
For Community Promoters grant aid is available up to 75% of the Total Project Cost.
Closing Date for Receipt of Expressions of Interest The Closing Date for receipt of Expressions of Interest is Friday, 14th February, 2020 at 5pm. To be considered for grant aid, an applicant must submit an expression of interest by this date.
SKDP Call for Expressions of Interest – Opening Date:20th January 2020 Expressions of Interest Closing Date:14th February 2020 Expressions of Interest received assessed by SKDP and eligible applicants notified:17th February to 21st February 2020 Those successful at EOI Stage will be eligible to submit an application as part of the second stage of the targeted call. Full applications accepted:24th February 2020 to 20th March 2020
Contact Details Expression of Interest Forms can be downloaded from the SKDP website www.southkerry.ie or by calling into your Local SKDP Offices.
If you have a project idea you would like to discuss, please contact the LEADER Officer for your area below:
Cahersiveen area: Maureen O’Donnell, RDP Co-Ordinator, West Main Street, Cahersiveen 066 – 9472724 email@example.com
Killorglin area: Sean de Buitlear, RDP Officer, Library Place, Killorglin 066 – 9761615 firstname.lastname@example.org
Kenmare / Killarney area: Aisling O’Sullivan Darcy, RDP Officer, 21 Henry Street (1st Floor), Kenmare 064 – 6641930 email@example.com ... See MoreSee Less