Community Grants Now Open For 2020

Westmeath County Council provides a range of Grants to community groups to assist with day to day operations, activities and projects being undertaken in their local area. These grants are intended to sustain community activity and promote active citizenship.

Please note that all applicant groups must be a member of Westmeath Public Participation Network (WPPN) and have a tax number (can be obtained from Revenue Offices) in order for grants to be issued to them.

The following grant schemes are now accepting applications:

  • Tidy Towns Grant
  • Residents Association Grant
  • Community Action Grant
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Grants
  • Schools Environment Competition

To help groups with applications, a funding and resource information evening will be held on Tuesday 3rd March at the Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar from 7–9pm. Please register your interest by email to or call 044 933 2051. Alternatively, a “drop in” funding clinic (no registration required) offering one-to-one help with the application process will take place Wednesday 11th March at the Annebrook House Hotel, Mullingar from 12–4.30pm.

Click here for further information and application forms.