Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021

Closing Date is 5.00 p.m. on Friday 15th October 2021

Galway County Council through the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) invites applications for funding from Social Enterprises within the Galway County administrative area, for the Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021.

·       Only Social Enterprises, as defined in the National Social Enterprise Policy (see Guidelines), may apply under this Scheme and all applicants will be checked and verified to ensure they meet the definition.

·       Under this Scheme, grants will be provided to Social Enterprises towards small-scale capital costs, e.g., purchase of equipment, repairs and refurbishment of facilities, etc.

Amounts approved to Social Enterprises will be subject to the total number of applications approved and the overall budget available (€30,533.17) – it is envisaged that any individual grant awarded will not exceed €5,000.

The Scheme is funded by the Dormant Accounts Fund and is being administered on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development by the network of Local Community Development Committees (LCDC’s) across the country.

The Application Form may be downloaded from our website at and is also available by e-mailing [email protected] or by telephoning 091 509 521.  Applicants must submit a completed Application Form and supporting documentation on or before the closing date by (a) e-mailing a signed scanned version to [email protected] OR (b) posting it to Community Grants, Economic, Rural and Community Development Department, Galway County Council, Áras an Chontae, Prospect Hill, Galway.


Application Form: Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021

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