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


Current programmes:


  • Community Grant Scheme 2023: now open for applications from community groups ,Tidy Towns/Village Committees, Residents Associations, festivals, social inclusion groups to assist with actions and projects. Closing date is 16th March 2022. Details here


  • Integration Grant Supports to Ukraine (Migrant) Young People: LMETB scheme open for youth organisations and youth clubs to support young people from Ukraine. Closing date 14th April 2023. Details here


  • Bike Week 2023 Funding: grants available for club events/projects. Closing date 31st March 2023. Details here


  • Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2023: Meath County Council scheme is open to community groups/organisations or individuals who are carrying out local heritage projects within County Meath. Closing date 3rd April 2023. Details here


  • Communities Integration Fund 2023: Grant available for local community-based projects nationwide to support the integration of migrants. Closing date 15th March 2023. Details here


  • Grants for Biodiversity Recording Projects 2023: National Parks & Wildlife Service scheme open until 31st March 2023. Details here


  • Local Youth Club Grant Scheme 2023: One-off grants available to local youth clubs/groups to assist with administration, programme and services costs. Closing date 31st March 2023. Details here


  • Well Grant: Meath County Council administers grants on behalf of The Department Of Housing, Local Government and Heritage for improvement works to a private water supply. Details here


  • Artist in the Community (AIC) Scheme: Awards to enable collaboration between communities of place and/or interest and artists from  a range of disciplines. Round 1 closing date 27th March 2023. Details here




Meath County Council – Community Grants & Initiatives

Meath County Council – Heritage Grant Schemes


CSO Statistics for Meath: Analysis over a range of 15 themes 

Census 2016: Sapmap Area – County Meath


Finance Sources:

Community Finance Ireland

  • Community Finance Ireland : new £/€10 million Recovery Loan Fund. Details here


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