Community Tourism & *Arts Grants Scheme 2017

(*Arts events with a strong connection to Tourism)

Leitrim County Council invites community and voluntary organisations to make applications for support under the Community Tourism & Events Grants Scheme 2017.

This scheme is divided into two categories:


  Category A.  -  This category will provide support to Community Tourism & Arts festivals/Events


  • New Festivals & Events
  • Existing festivals/events with a new element
  • Arts events considered will need to demonstrate and contribute to the Tourism offering in the county

Category B. – Community Tourism Development Initiatives.

This category will provide support towards community tourism marketing initiatives which will assist the promotion and development of tourism in county Leitrim.

·         Development of packages and bundles between approved accommodation providers        and/or attractions/ activities

·         Marketing material or promotion examples

o   Digital marketing

o   Printed county based literature

o   Attendance at specialist trade shows

o   Advertising in specialist magazines

o   Any other initiative that can demonstrate the potential for attracting tourism to the county

Application Forms and full particulars for the above scheme can be downloaded from the links below~:

Toursim _ Events Grant Form.doc (size 82.4 KB)

Tourism Arts Events Guidelines 2017.doc (size 64.5 KB)

OR can be obtained from the Economic Development, Planning, Environment and Transportation Department, Leitrim County Council, Aras An Chontae, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim, by telephoning  (071) 9620005 or by email to

 The latest date for receipt of completed Application Forms is 2.00 pm on Wednesday 1st March 2017.


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