Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund

environment (1)Do you have a project or initiative that could contribute to increasing local levels of environmental awareness or one which promotes building greener more sustainable communities?

If so, you may qualify for financial assistance from the Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund 2013.

The Fund promotes sustainable development by assisting small scale, non-profit environmental projects at local level.

Does Your Project Qualify?

Projects should focus on environmental awareness and actions which complement national environmental policies such as those on waste, biodiversity, water conservation and climate change.

A wide variety of projects and schemes have been supported under the Fund in previous years ranging from community gardens, allotments and compost schemes to rainwater harvesting systems, educational initiatives and environmental exhibitions. The list of projects which were funded in 2012 can be viewed at the following link: 2012 Successful Local Agenda 21 Projects 

How to Apply

Further information and an application form can be obtained from the Environment Awareness/Education Officer of your local authority (pdf, 100kb).  Application forms are also available below:

Applications must be made to your local authority by 5pm, 30 September 2013.

General Information

For general information on the Fund contact:

Donal Hourigan
Environment Awareness Section
Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government
Newtown Road, Wexford

Tel: +353 (0)53 911 7321
e-mail: awareness@environ.ie


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