North Cork Expression of Interest

Theme: Rural Environment

Sub Theme: Development of Renewable Energy

Funding is on a competitive basis at a maximum rate of aid between 50% and 90% of the total eligible projects cost up to a maximum of €31,314 or whichever is the lesser. The deadline for submission of Expressions of Interests is Friday 20th March, 2020

The following table provides a guide to the available budget, the level of grant aid and details of project eligibility for Renewable Energy projects.

Project Type

Maximum Rates of Aid

Deadline for Submission

Development of Renewable Energy

 

Capital, Marketing & Promotion:

Private Promoters/Businesses – 50%

Community Promoters – 75%

 

Analysis & Development:

Private Promoters/Businesses – 75%

Community Promoters – 90%

 

Friday  20th March 2020

 

What can be funded:

·       General awareness raising on environmental issues and feasibility studies relating to green technologies;

·       Capacity building actions focusing on the installation and use of renewable energy technologies; and

·       Local projects involving technologies that deliver sustainable energy alternatives, for example, biomass heating, solar power, community wind farms and community-based heating systems

·       Energy Audits for community groups and enterprises.

What can’t be funded:

·       Projects with other sources of available funding, such as SEAI.

·       Work that falls under the remit of Cork County Council.

Who can be funded:

·       Community and Voluntary Groups.

·       Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

Proposed timeline:            

  • EOI Stage 1: The call opens on  Monday 2nd March 2020. You must submit your EOI on or before Friday 20th March, 2020. If you submit an EOI, you will get a letter or an email with details of the outcome of your EOI.
  • Application Stage 2: If you are successful at Stage 1, you must submit your application form and all supporting documents on or before 3rd July 2020.

Applicants for capital projects must provide proof of ownership/satisfactory lease of land/buildings and have full planning permission or a planning exemption at the time of application.

This is a Targeted Call and all Expressions of Interest received will referred to North Cork LAG for approval. All approved Expressions of Interest will be invited to submit a full LEADER project application thereafter.

Contact Avondhu Blackwater on 022 46580 or info@avondhublackwater.com for further information.

Download the Expression of Interest form. 

Issued 2nd March 2020


Theme: Economic Development, Enterprise Development and Job Creation. –

– Call Closed

Sub Theme: Enterprise Development

Funding is on a competitive basis at a rate of 50% of the total eligible projects costs up to a maximum of €69,206.05 or whichever is the lesser. The deadline for submission of Expressions of Interests is 30th November 2018 at 12.00pm

The following table provides a guide to the available budget and the level off grant aid for a limited number of projects in the 2018.

Project Type

Rate of Aid

Deadline for Submission

Enterprise Development

 

Funding is on a competitive basis at a rate of 50% of the total eligible projects costs up to a maximum of €69,206.05 or whichever is the lesser.

30th November 2018

 

This is a Targeted Call and all Expressions of Interest received will referred to North Cork LAG for approval. All approved Expressions of Interest will be invited to submit a full LEADER project application thereafter.

Applicants for capital projects must provide proof of ownership/satisfactory lease of land/buildings and have full planning permission or a planning exemption at the time of application.

Contact us for further information on 022 46580

Issued Friday 2nd November 2018

Download the Expression of Interest form. 


 

Theme: Social Inclusion – Call Closed

Sub Theme: Provision of Basic Services Targeted at Hard to Reach Communities

Budget €500,000

Funding is on a competitive basis at a rate of 75% of the total eligible projects costs up to a maximum of €150,000.

The following table provides a guide to the available budget and the level off grant aid for a limited number of projects in the 2017.

Project Type

Rate of Aid

Deadline for Submission

Community Facilities (Capital & Equipment)

 

Funding is on a competitive basis at a rate of 75% of the total eligible projects costs up to a maximum of €150,000.

16th January 2017

Playgrounds

Funding is on a competitive basis at a rate of 75% of the total eligible projects costs up to a maximum of €100,000

16th January 2017

Parks

Funding is on a competitive basis at a rate of 75% of the total eligible projects costs up to a maximum of €150,000.

16th January 2017

 

Theme: Economic development, enterprise development and job creation – Call Closed

Sub Theme: Enterprise Development

Budget €209,025

Funding is on a competitive basis at a rate of 50% of the total eligible projects costs up to a maximum of €150,000.

The following table provides a guide to the available budget and the level off grant aid for a limited number of projects in the 2017.

Project Type

Rate of Aid

Deadline for Submission

Enterprise Development

 

Funding is on a competitive basis at a rate of 50% of the total eligible projects costs up to a maximum of €150,000.

16th January 2017

Issued December 1st 2016

Download the Expression of Interest form. 

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