Community Enhancement Programme Round 2 Grant Funding approved 18th November 2020
The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) Round 2, which is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development, has provided €155,358 for projects in Kerry in 2020.
Grant applications were invited from Community Groups and local organisations across the county. Under CEP Round 2, funding is provided for capital grants towards the maintenance, improvement and upkeep of community centres and community buildings.
A total of 82 projects have been approved for funding under this scheme. The range of projects supported include upgrading of CCTV equipment, purchase of IT equipment for community usage, adaptations or equipment needed as a result of Covid-19, improvements works to create safe outdoor recreation spaces, accessibility projects, provision of comfortable, safe meeting spaces for older people (indoor and outdoor).
The funding is being administered by the Community Department in Kerry County Council in co-operation with the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC).
The Community Department