SDCC Community & Environmental Grants


As local councillor, William has supported community groups and residents associations in Lucan to apply for thousands of euros worth of grants from South Dublin County Council.

Environmental Improvement Grants for Residents Associations & Community Groups

South Dublin County Council offers Environmental Improvement Grants to local groups.

This grant is aimed at assisting groups in actively seeking to improve their environment through:

  • Tree & shrub planting programmes which must be agreed with Parks/Roads Department;
  • Purchase of name stones for estates;
  • Purchase of equipment;
  • Purchase paint, brushes etc required to paint boundary walls & railings;
  • Other improvements which are approved by the Community Services Department.

Details of the works proposed must be agreed with the Community Services Department before any work commences.

The maximum grant is €500.

This grant cannot be used to make payments to individuals or Companies who carry out environmental improvements on behalf of the group/organisation.

Community Grants (including start-up grants)

Residents Associations and other community grants can apply for:

  • Start Up Costs for Community Groups
  • Running Costs Grant for Community Groups
  • Support for Community Development
  • Community Activity Grant

The maximum grant is normally €500.

For more details…

Forms and booklet can be downloaded at: http://www.sdcc.ie/services/community/funding-and-support/community-grants

For assistance, please contact William at 087 410 7885 or wlavelle@sdublincoco.ie