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Policy Information

Funding for Outdoor Recreation Facilities

Published: 20 November 2018
From: Department of Rural and Community Development

The Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme is part of the government’s Action Plan for Rural Development. It provides funding for:

  • outdoor recreational equipment
  • outdoor playgrounds
  • trails
  • upkeep and improvement of equipment

Categories of application

Applications are accepted from local authorities and/or state agencies under the following measures:

  • small-scale maintenance/promotional and marketing projects to include grant aid amounts of up to €10,000
  • medium-scale repair/upgrade and new trail development grant amounts of up to €100,000
  • large-scale repair/upgrade and new strategic trail development grant amounts of over €100,000 and up to €1 million

Approved Funding for Outdoor Recreation Projects

Part of