Please find information below on current programmes, Meath statistics and sources of financing:




  • Regional Festivals & Participative Events Funding Scheme 2024: closing date extended to Friday 26th April 2024. Fund details are available here 


  • 2024 Local Youth Club Grant Scheme: open for applications until 26th April. Details here 


  • Community Recognition Fund 2024: Meath: Capital funding with grant range of €50k minimum to €500k maximum). Target areas include Stamullen, Bettystown, Duleek, Ashbourne, Oldcastle, Athboy, Donore, Gormanstown and Kells. Closing dare 26th April 2024. Details here


  • National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2024: Open for groups that received Lottery funding between 2019-2023. Details here


  • ESB Energy for Generations Fund: €1m per year disbursed to charities working in social inclusion, access to education and employment, homelessness. Details here






Meath County Council – Community Grants & Initiatives

Meath County Council – Heritage Grant Schemes


CSO Census 2022

  • Small area population statistics are available for Meath: CSO. Details here
  • Profile 4: Disability, Heath and Carers – Meath: here
  • Profile 3: Households, Families and Childcare – Meath. Details here
  • Profile 2 Housing: Meath. Details here
  • Profile 1 Population Distribution & Movements – Meath. Details here


Finance Sources:


Community Foundation for Ireland

Clann Credo – Community Loan Finance

DRCD Community Services Programme

Pobal programmes

National Lottery

The Ireland Funds

Royal Irish Academy

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

Philanthropy Ireland

Social Finance Foundation

Irish Youth Foundation

Arts Council – available funding programmes

DM Thomas Foundation – Central Grants Programme