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


Current programmes:


  • Community Foundation Ireland Biodiversity Fund: Support for development or implementation of community biodiversity action plans.  closing date 13th October 2023. Details here


  • Meta Data Centre Community Action Grants: Grants  available for projects that do one of the following: (1) address critical community needs by putting the power of technology to use for community benefit (2) connect people online or off (3)  improve local science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Closing date 20th October 2023. Details here


  • Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2023. Funding available (€20k-500k) for regeneration projects. Closing date for Expressions of Interest is the 29th September 2023. Details here


  • Meet and Code: grant support for coding events. Closing date 13th September 2023. Details here


  • Well Grants: Grants available for improvement works to private water supplies. Details here


  • NTR Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund: support for community and voluntary projects located near to the wind farms. Closing date 29th October 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