Joe O’Brien TD, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development today launched a call for Community Development Pilot Projects.  The programme will provide overall funding  of €1m in 2021 for up to eight pilot projects to trial community led interventions that address poverty, social exclusion and inequality, and promote human rights.

The call is open to all community development organisations working to address issues in areas such as racism (including Travellers and Roma), domestic or sexual violence, migration, gender, people living in direct provision or seeking international protection, climate action and just transition. 

From Information & Guidance document attached I note proposals should be submitted to using the attached application form by 12 noon Wednesday 31st March. Any queries in connection with this Call for Proposals process can be emailed to

Press Release Minister O’Brien launches €1m funds for Community Development Pilot Projects

CDP Information and Guidance

CDP Application Form (pdf version)

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