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Avondhu Blackwater Partnership is the integrated LEADER Partnership Company for North County Cork and the organisation was incorporated in June 2008, following the strategic integration of Blackwater Resource Development and Avondhu Development Group. Currently, the organisations core responsibilities include the delivery of the Rural Development Programme (RDP), Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP), Community Services Programme (Avondhu Blackwater Community Connect), Rural Social Scheme and TÚS.

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership has also successfully administered the LEADER II, LEADER+, NRDP, LDSIP, LCDP ,the Rural Transport Programme, EQUAL Community Initiative, INTERREG IIIB, Article 6, and a number of smaller EU and Exchequer funded schemes.

The objectives of the organisation include community animation, project facilitation, project administration, training and community integration within the remit of various funding programmes implemented. A key function of Avondhu Blackwater Partnership is to establish or to support initiatives directed towards sustainable community development. The organisation has been responsible for drawing more than €40 million of programme aid into the Avondhu Blackwater area of operation.

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Community Group Information

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership is currently developing a Community Group Database in order to provide information about grants, funding and other opportunities that your community group may be interested in. Please fill out the following form as much as possible to register your group.

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Upcoming Events

  1. 1916 Centenary Funding Deadline

    February 10 @ 8:00 am - February 26 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Heritage Council Grant Scheme 2016 Funding Deadline

    February 10 @ 8:00 am - February 29 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Irish Walled Town Network (IWTN) Grant Scheme 2016

    March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 22 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Local Enterprise Office – Website Planning & Design Seminar

    March 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm