There are a number of grant open to community organisations for Placemaking; Community Development Activities and Capital spending and Heritage related grants, all with February closing dates.

Local Community Heritage Grant 2020 and the Local Heritage Publication Grant Scheme 2020
Click here for details and application forms
Deadline for both: Friday, 14 February, 17:00

Cork City Council Placemaking Fund 2020

Deadline for applications: Monday 02 March

Groups can apply for up to €10,000 for capital projects. New events may also be eligible if considered unique and contribute significantly towards the fund’s objectives. The City Council is hoping this initiative will build on the success of last years’ scheme and foster other ideas through local groups working together to creatively improve their area.
Please click this link for information and applications: CorkCityPlaceMakingFund
For queries email

Cork City Council Community Development Grants

Deadline for applications: Monday 02 March

Community Association Capital Grants
For recognised Community Associations for works of a capital or major building maintenance nature.

Community Development Project Grants
For once off, small scale programme activities and community projects being run by Cork City Community Groups or Community Associations.

Community Development Capital Grants
For community groups are for capital and building works required by Community Groups in Cork City

Cork City Community Associations will receive copies of the three application forms policy criteria by post.

Community Associations and Community Groups may be eligible to apply for more than one type of grant.
Sports or Arts Projects are not eligible for Community Development Project Grants.
Deadline for applications: Monday 02 March
For queries and printed application forms, email:; Tel: 021-4924596.