Council seeks expressions of interest for new renewal scheme

Donegal County Council is seeking Expressions of Interests from towns and villages across the county as part of the recently launched Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2019.

This scheme is targeting rural towns and villages with populations of less than 10,000.

Donegal County Council is administering this scheme on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development.

The council is seeking expressions of interest from local groups with proposed projects that will enhance and develop towns and villages socially, economically and culturally. Officials are stressing that and proposals should include activities which will have clear positive economic impacts on the town.

Applications can range in value from €20,000 to a maximum of €100,000, but twice that amount will be considered for a limited number of projects which can deliver exceptionally strong economic benefit.

A maximum of 12 proposals may be selected at local level, for which more detailed applications will then be submitted to the Department for further assessment.

The closing date for receipt of completed 'Expressions of Interest' is on Friday 17th May 2019.