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Healthy Donegal Small Grant Scheme 2022

 SGS Announcement

Healthy Ireland is a Government-led initiative which aims to create an Irish society where everyone can enjoy good physical and mental health, and where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society. Healthy Ireland is funded by the Department of Health and administered by the Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) in each Local Authority area. 


In 2022, Donegal LCDC aims to support local activities delivered under the current Mental Health Theme through the provision of the Healthy Donegal Small Grants Scheme 2022. The Scheme comprises of €10,000 in total and offers small grants for projects with a minimum spend of €500 and up to a maximum of €1,000. The grant period will run from 26th October 2022 to 7th December 2022.


Closing date for applications is: 4pm, Wednesday 12th October 2022.


The Healthy Donegal Small Grant Scheme is a small but flexible source of funding to assist Local Community Groups, Voluntary Groups and Sporting Organisations in the development of locally based community projects and group activities aimed at improving social inclusion, health and wellbeing.


The following provides a non-exhaustive list of indicative actions that could receive funding under the


  • Wellbeing activities
  • Creative arts programmes / Play programmes
  • Family Support projects
  • Educational initiatives
  • Actions supporting the implementation of ‘Connecting for Life’
  • Infant and children’s mental health initiatives
  • Mental Health training through partnerships/collaboration
  • Initiatives to improve living well with a chronic condition


Target groups

The following are the priority target groups identified under Healthy Ireland:

  • Disadvantaged communities / -men and women / -families, including one parent families
  • Children and young people
  • People with disabilities, including people mental health issues
  • Unemployed young people and adults
  • Traveller and Roma communities
  • New communities, asylum seekers and refugees
  • LGBTI communities
  • Homeless people
  • Older people
  • People with chronic health conditions


Application form with guidelines is available by clicking the link below or by contacting:


Healthy Donegal Small Grants Scheme 2022 Application Form and Guidelines

Healthy Donegal Co-ordinator

Community Development

Donegal County Council

Station Island


Co Donegal

F93 X7PK

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 074 9153900

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