The Galway County Council Community Support Schemes (CSS)

The Community Support Schemes (CSS) for 2019 are now open for applications.  The individual funding categories remain broadly unchanged from 2018; however, they have been amalgamated into 3 distinct Support Schemes with a separate Application Form for each:

  1. Economic Development Support Scheme incorporating Festivals and Participative Events, and, Economic Development Initiatives
  2. Community Development Support Scheme incorporating Community Amenities and Facilities, and, Social Inclusion Measures
  3. Cultural Development Support Scheme incorporating Arts Act Grants, Heritage Grants, and Irish Language Promotional Activities

Information Workshops will be held in each Municipal District as set out below to go through the Community Support Scheme Guidelines and answer any queries, in addition to advising you of other local and national funding sources within the Council.

Galway Roscommon Education & Training Board ( GRETB), Galway Rural Development Ltd ( GRD) & Forum Connemara Ltd will also be in attendance at the workshops to give a presentation on their funding schemes and supports that they offer for community and voluntary groups in County Galway.

The workshop will take place in the following locations;

Tuesday, February 5th – St. Fursa’s Parish Hall, Church rd, Headford @ 7.30pm   

Monday, February 11th – The Irish Workhouse Centre, Portumna @ 7.30pm

Wednesday, February 13th – Peacocks Hotel, Maam Cross @ 7.30pm

Monday, February 18thClarinbridge GAA Community Hall, Clarinbridge @ 7.30pm

Tuesday, February 19th – Mountbellew Community Centre, Ballygar rd, Mountbellew @ 7.30pm

OPENING DATE; January 29th, 2019

CLOSING DATE; February 28th, 2019

For further information on the workshops please contact Denise Feeney , Galway County PPN Resource officer at 087 9455722 or email [email protected]