Business Grants

2016 DLR Grant Scheme

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015
dlr County
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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is pleased to announce that the 2016 dlr Grant Scheme is now open for applications.


The purpose of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to individuals, groups and organisations engaged in projects, events or developments at local or county level.  These grants will encourage the development of as broad a range of local community activities and services as possible, and ensure that the limited financial resources available are used to the maximum benefit of the community at large.

In 2015, a total of 553 applications were considered, with 347 applicants being awarded a total of €660,620.25 in grant funding.

The dlr Grant Scheme has 7 different grant categories:

  • Arts Grants
  • Business Area Promotion Grants
  • Community Grants
  • Environment Grants
  • Event Grants
  • Heritage Grants
  • Sports Grants

An Cathaoirleach, Councillor Barry Saul, referring to the scheme said, “ The dlr Grant Scheme provides funding for a wide variety of groups and organisations from every corner of the County each year. I would strongly urge anyone interested in applying for funding for 2016 to do so as soon as possible.”

The 2016 Scheme and the relevant application forms can be downloaded from the following page on our website:


The closing date for applications is Monday the 2nd November 2015.


Contact Details

Phone:      +353 1 204 7024

Email:        grantschemes@dlrcoco.ie

Address:    Grant Scheme Section, Environment Dept, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council