In 2018, the Communities Enhancement Programme has replaced RAPID
RAPID National Programme in 2017 allocated €64,500 to each local authority in the country, to fund capital projects aimed at improving the quality of life for residents in disadvantaged urban areas.
In County Leitrim, urban areas are defined as Carrick on Shannon, Manorhamilton, Ballinamore, Kinlough, Drumshanbo, Mohill and Dromahair.
Applications were assessed based on the national guidelines and criteria of the RAPID Programme. They had to impact on the local community and be complimentary to other schemes and programmes being operated in communities.
The following successful applicants were funded for projects that came under the strategic themes of Living and Well Being (C1) and Inclusion (C4) as stated in Leitrim’s Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP).
They were also assessed under the seven RAPID strategic themes of Family Support, Health, Youth, Employment & Training, Community Safety & Anti-Social Behaviour, Physical Environment, and Education.
- Kinlough Community Development Co Ltd
- Manorhamilton Enterprise Forum
- Dromahair Arts & Recreation Group
- Ballinamore Community Council
- Drumshanbo Tidy Towns
- Breffni Youth Cafe
- Leitrim Association for Disabilities
RAPID guidelines 2017.pdf (size 192.9 KB)