Sligo projects allocated funding by Department of Rural and Community Development.

280,000 euro has been announced for 123 local projects in Sligo under the Community Activities Fund from the Department of Rural and Community Development.



The Community Activities Fund is a once off fund provided by the Department of Rural and Community Development and administered by Local Community Development Committees, with support from the Local Authorities.


Minister of State, and local TD for Sligo/Leitrim, Frank Feighan says community groups who have worked tirelessly for their local areas.  With many struggling in the aftermath of covid-19.


He says this announcement will be a huge boost to the respective organisation





The full list of organisations to receive funding in Sligo:




First Light €500 Operating costs
Maugheraboy Residents Association €500 Landscaping project
Sligo Orpheus Choir €500 Website Development
Ballymote Defibrillator Group €500 Replace Equipment
Enniscrone Tidy Towns €500 Landscaping project
Abbeyquarter Community Centre €500 IT Equipment
Bunninadden GAA €500 Equipment
Castleconnor Community Games €500 Equipment
Sligo Sport & Football Dev Society €500 Equipment
South Sligo AC €500 Development of community facilities
Cranmore Co-op €500 IT Equipment
St. Johns GAA €500 Equipment
Geevagh GAA €750 Equipment
Ballisodare Playground Ctte €750 Signage
Ballymote Area Development €750 Equipment
Sligo Lawn Bowls Club €750 Equipment
Friends First Childcare Geevagh €750 Swing
Tubbercurry Old Fair Day Ctte €750 Equipment
Maugherarow Community Alert €750 Operational costs
Highwood Community Centre €750 Maintenance of building
Nazareth Villagers €750 Digital Media Equipment
Ballymote Active Retire Bowls Club €800 Equipment
Sligo Mens Shed €800 Maintenance of building
Dromore West Mens Shed €800 IT Equipment
Tubbercurry GAA €850 Maintenance
Culfadda First Responders €900 Replace Equipment
Kilmactranny Defibrillator Group €900 Replace Equipment
Cloonacool Community Park €900 Equipment
Strandhill Active Retirement €1,000 Operational costs
Sligo Field Club €1,000 Operational costs
Swings & Things’ Sooey €1,000 Operational costs
MCR Community Centre €1,000 Fire door
Gateway Boxing Club €1,000 Operational costs
Bunninadden Tidy Towns €1,000 Operational costs
Tubbercurry Mens Shed €1,200 Utility bills and repairs to alarm
Sligo Gospel Choir €1,250 Hall hire and equipment
Rosses Point Development Association €1,500 Utility bills
Geevagh Local Area Development €1,500 Operational costs – insurance
Ballintogher Tidy Towns €1,500 Operational costs – insurance
Sligo All Stars €1,500 Operational costs – insurance & hall rental
Ballintogher Playground €1,500 Operational costs – insurance
Dragon Warriors Boat Club €1,500 Operational costs – insurance
Aclare Development Council €1,500 Utility bills
Tubbercurry Playground Act Group €1,500 Operational costs – insurance
CADRA €1,750 Insurance & IT Equipment
Enniscrone Mens Shed €1,800 Utility bills and extraction equipment
Hawkswell Theatre €1,825 Equipment
Cliffoney Defibrillator Group €1,825 Replace Equipment
Tubbercurry FRC €1,825 Exterior enhancement
Strand Celtic €1,825 Playground repairs
Ox Mountain Development Co €1,825 Community Café Equipment
Curry GAA €1,825 Works to Walking Track
Coolaney Utd FC €1,825 Equipment
Ballygawley Celtic €1,825 Equipment
Kilmacowen Pre-School €1,825 Access ramp
Ballisodare Community Dev Association €1,825 Storage facility
Coolera Strandill GAA €1,825 Maintenance
Sligo Pony Club €1,825 Equipment
Banada Abbey Hall €1,825 Security upgrades
Castleconnor Amateur Drama Society €1,825 Equipment
The Benwiskin Centre €1,825 Equipment
Owenmore Gaels GFC €1,825 Works to Walking Track
Tubbercurry Tidy Towns €1,825 Enhancement Works to ‘Swifts Lane’
An Chroi Tubbercurry €1,825 IT & Digital Media Equipment
Merville Community Centre €1,825 Exterior Redecorate
St. Marys GAA €1,825 CCTV Upgrade
Sligo Tidy Towns €1,825 Equipment
Dromore West Village Enhancement €1,825 Equipment
Aughanagh Playground Committee €1,825 Playground repairs
Ballisodare Mens Shed €2,000 Operational costs – insurance & rent
North Sligo AC €2,000 Operational costs -insurance & rent
St. Michaels GAA €2,000 Operational costs – utilities & insurances
Enniscrone Kilglass FC €2,000 Operational costs – utilities & insurances
2nd, 3rd & 10th Sligo Scouts €2,000 Operational costs – insurance
St. Farnans GAA €2,000 Operational costs -insurance & rent
Ballisodare United €2,000 Utilities
Ballymote Celtic €2,000 Operational costs – utilities & insurances