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Dublin City Council Opens Community Grants 2022

Dublin City Council, this week, opened up the application process online for the Local Area Community Grant Scheme. The scheme, which offers support through a once off- grant, is open to a range of local resident, community, environmental, and other festival groups throughout the city.


The support will have a particular emphasis placed upon community development and social inclusion actions or initiatives to promote and enhance community activity, active citizenship to bring benefits to local communities within Dublin City.


Dublin City Council’s key priorities for Community Grants are an action or initiative that will bring a benefit under the following:

·         Community Development

·         Social Inclusion

·         Integration and Intercultural

·         Adult Education

·         Local area issues


Dublin City Council has identified the following key themes that brings benefits to local communities;

·         Recreation

·         Play

·         Educational

·         Environmental

·         Festival and event

·         Children and young people

·         Older persons

·         People living with a disability

·         People at risk of Social / Economic Exclusion

·         Health and Wellbeing


The maximum value of the Local Area Community Grants is up to €1,500 while the value of the Adult Education Grant is between €200 and €800. The purpose if the grants are to support local groups and informal learning. Both grants cover a broad range of activities and topics.


In order to provide a more user friendly and efficient process an online portal for the local area grants scheme has been developed to allow for an online application process. This portal will be open for one month from 22nd June and will close on the 22nd of July 2022


The online application can be accessed via the link below:

Dublin City Council Local Area Community Grants 2022

If you require support or assistance with the Local Area Community Grants application process, please get in touch with me by email at

raymcadam View All

Fine Gael Councillor - North Inner City

Chair, Urban Form & Planning Strategic Policy Committee

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