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SICAP Small Grants for Local Community Groups 2024

May 10

What is SICAP?

The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2021 – 2027 provides funding to tackle poverty and social exclusion through local engagement and partnerships between disadvantaged individuals, community organisations and public sector agencies.

What are SICAP Small Grants 2024?

SICAP Small Grants 2024 are now available for applications for funding, to support projects that target the most marginalized groups or issues in disadvantaged areas in our county.

These Grants for Local Community Groups who need assistance to deliver one or more of the following:

  • Grant 1: Social Inclusion Activities
    Grant 2: Men/Women’s Sheds
    Grant 3: Support for Integration Community Activities

Maximum Grant Allowable €1,500* per group
* this is a competitive fund, all grants are subject to funding available. Only one grant per group.

Who is eligible to apply?

Any community group who is focused on addressing the needs of specific target group(s) and/or the needs of specific geographic areas.

What can be funded?

Grants can be used to fund the following:

  • Community activities that have a types of activities: clear link to SICAP target groups and SICAP outcomes, such as supporting health and wellbeing, lifelong learning, employment supports and community integration.
  • Integration activities to help supports new communities get to know their new community and get involved in local activities
  • Funding to women’s groups, men and women sheds, homework clubs, youth work initiatives, after-school programmes delivered by LCGs etc. are eligible as long as the funding is allocated to a specific activity that focuses on SICAP target groups and is linked to an action in the SICAP annual plan.
  • Small scale capital items to facilitate social inclusion activities

For Application Form see here

Please return the completed forms to communications@sligoleader.com by Friday 10th May 2024.

More info here.

Deadline: Friday 10th May for applications.

All projects to be completed by 30th September 2024

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