The Rural Community Development Fund (RCDF) offers grants which are primarily aimed at LEADER Local Action Groups and other community-based organisations.
The grants will provide investment funding for a wide range of activities to help meet local needs and strengthen communities so that they can grow and thrive.
Key areas for support will include:
drawing up of community / village development plans
investments in small scale infrastructure including renewable energy
investments in ICT including broadband and digital inclusion
improving access to services such as childcare, rural transport and financial advice
investments in recreational, tourist infrastructure and activities to improve health and quality of life.