County Sligo LEADER Partnership CLG
Supporting Enterprise and Community of County Sligo

071 9141138
info@sligoleader.com

Grant Scheme for Local Community Groups & Social Economy Projects under SICAP for COVID-19 Re-Opening Supports.
This is the second tranche of funding supports that Sligo LCDC in conjunction with Co Sligo LEADER Partnership CLG (SLPC) is making available under the Social Inclusion & Community Activation Programme to support community groups and social economy projects and organisations that need support to re-open their facilities and to make changes to ensure that they can deliver their services while adhering to current COVID19 restrictions’ and guidelines within County Sligo. These funds will be prioritised to support community groups and organizations that are directly and safely responding to re-opening issues by providing support to the most vulnerable within their community i.e. older people, disadvantaged children and families, men’s sheds, and other disadvantaged groups.


Social Economy Projects: The fund is open to assist projects with re–opening and ensuring the local community have access to facilities, services and resources. 

How much can our group apply for under the fund?

The total value of our fund is limited. Our aim is to provide funds to support groups to re-open and make the necessary changes to ensure continuation of their essential services. Priority will be given to groups that are not in receipt of funding from other sources. In exceptional circumstances groups may be awarded a maximum allocation of €1,500 in support of their response, however allocations are expected to be lower based on expected demand. The fund will remain open until we have fully allocated the funds available and funds will be allocated fairly on a first come first served basis. Only one allocation will be offered to any organisation.

Application form and eligiblity criteria are attached. For more information or to apply to the fund, please contact Eamon Haran by email at eharan@sligoleader.com. Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 4th September 2020.

SICAP COVID Community Response Fund - Eligibility Criteria

SICAP COVID Community Response Fund - Application Form