February 8, 2021

LAWPRO launched its Community Water Development Fund 2021 on Saturday 28 November at the annual seminar of the Irish River Trusts and Catchment Community Groups – Communities Caring for Water. Demand for this fund has increased year on year since its inception in 2018 and it is exciting to announce that the fund has been increased to €360,000 in 2021, up from €225,000 in 2020.

Types of projects considered for funding will include:

  • Capital projects such as restoration/habitat conservation/natural flood mitigation measures; fish passage projects; invasive species control, etc.
  • Projects that promote public awareness/education and events such as biodiversity days, surveys, training workshops, surveys and plans, water conservation initiatives; Citizen Science, etc.
  • General amenity such as beach clean, improving amenity areas, bird watching facilities, etc.

Grants awarded will range from €500 to €5,000; up to €10,000 and up to €25,000.

Click here to find out more about how to apply



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