Energia Meenadreen Community Benefit Interim Fund

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This Fund is now closed for applicaitons

Energia Meenadreen Community Benefit Interim Fund

The Energia Meenadreen Community Benefit Interim Fund has been established to support community based projects that make a difference for people in Meenadreen, County Donegal and that provide added benefit to the local community.  Applications for the Fund are being sought from organisations in the area.

Purpose of the Fund:

The fund will allocate grants to groups or organisations who are focussed on community development within the specified geographical area below who are addressing one or more of the following priorities:

  • Projects that will promote community development and will positively impact and benefit those that live in the local area
  • Projects that focus on the education and awareness of healthy eating, specifically developing community food initiatives such as allotments and vegetable gardens
  • Projects that promote teamwork and engagement with the community in responding to the opportunity presented by the Community Fund
  • Community safety projects
  • Projects promoting energy efficiency or aim to reduce energy consumption and raise energy awareness
  • Projects that demonstrate excellence
  • Project addressing sustainability of energy or the delivery of an important community service

Who can apply

The Fund is open to community, voluntary and charitable organisations who believe they have a project that meets the criteria and are based within proximity of a 7.5km x 5km corridor centred along the length of the N15 road (the geographical boundary is clearly mapped in the fund criteria which can be downloaded below)

These should be local, community-based groups who wish to develop projects with a specific focus on one or more of the abovementioned priority areas. As we will not consider applications which do not meet the stated criteria, we strongly recommend that you read the criteria before deciding to complete the application form.

How to apply
Download the criteria for Energia’s Meenadreen Community Benefit Interim Fund here.

User Guide’ is available to assist you with completing the online form. Click here to view the application form ‘User Guide’.

How to use the on-line application form

Step 1: Click on the link for our Online Application Form for The Energia Meenadreen Community Benefit Interim Fund below. This will take you to a request form. Please read carefully the information contained in the request form, confirm your acceptance and supply your correct email address.

Step 2: Using the email address supplied by you, you will be sent a link to an online application form. If you do not receive a link to the application form within 24 hours of submitting your email address, please contact info@foundation.ie.

Step 3: Complete the application form, upload the required documentation and submit. Please note you will be able to save drafts of your application form until you are happy that it is complete and ready for final submission. You should retain the application form link until you are happy that the application is ready for submission.

Step 4: We will send you confirmation that your application has been received and you will be able to save and/or print a PDF copy of your completed application.

Online Application Forms
For the online form for the Meenadreen Community Benefit Interim Fund please see here.


The deadline for all applications is strictly 16.00 Monday 26th September. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.