Community Support Fund 2022


Community Support Fund (CSF)

The Community Support Fund (CSF) 2022 is now closed for applications.

The Community Support Fund (CSF) is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and is under the Community Enhancement Programme 2022. Read the press release on the launch of the CSF at the national level by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and the Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD. 

The CSF will support groups, particularly in disadvantaged areas:

  • With their non-pay running costs such as energy costs (electricity costs, refuse charges, heating charges), rental or lease costs, and insurance bills. To ensure appropriate monitoring and governance, the Department states that energy, operating and running costs incurred from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023 are eligible. Costs grant-aided under the Community Activities Fund (CAF) during this time period are ineligible.
  • Groups will also be able to use the funding for necessaryrepairs and improvements to their facilities and purchase equipment, such as tables and chairs, tools and signage, laptops and printers, lawnmowers, canopies and training equipment and so on.

Grants awarded

Longford LCDC awarded €276,585 to 131 community groups under this Community Support Fund allocation. See further details of these Community Support Fund grant allocations.

Further information

For any queries, please email or phone 043 334 34 72043 344 33 07 or 043 334 34 56.

Data Privacy 

The purpose of processing personal data collected on this application form is to assist Longford Local Community Development Committee and Longford County Council manage and administer your application. We process this Personal Data under Article (6)(1)(b) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), 'processing is necessary for the performance of the contract to which that data subject is party'. Further information on how Longford County Council process your personal data and your rights can be found in our Longford County Council Privacy Policy.