Managing Community Benefit Funds

Building on 25 years of experience in the administration of funding and working with communities to enable them to access investment funds, SECAD began administering Community Benefit Funds on behalf of semi state and corporate bodies in 2015, as a Grant Making Organisation (GMO).

Some of these bodies include ESB, Coillte, NTR, Oriel, EirGrid and RWE.  SECAD provides its GMO service for a growing number of Community Benefit Funds across Ireland.

Community Benefit Funds

Building on 25 years of experience in the administration of funding and working with communities to enable them to access investment funds

Managing Community Benefit Funds Case Studies

St Mary’s Day Care Centre

St Mary’s Day Care Centre was established in 1993 by a local voluntary board of management to provide day care services and meals on wheels to the elderly, and those with limited mobility and living alone in Tagoat and the surrounding rural areas.

Quigleys Point Community Playgroup

Quigley’s Point Community Playgroup is the only child care service in the local area. It delivers a play-based curriculum and provides a safe, challenging and stimulating environment where children feel valued, grow and gain in confidence, self-esteem and independence.

Páistí  Beaga Preschool

Páistí Beaga preschool was established in 2010 by a group of local voluntary directors and committee members as a not for profit company to provide safe, happy, affordable quality childcare service to the local community.

Kilanerin Ballyfad GAA Club

Kilanerin Ballyfad GAA Club has been at the heart of its local community since its foundation in 1950. Today, it is a vibrant and growing club with thirty four club teams serving a number of townlands in North Wexford.

Drumkeeran Tidy Towns, Black Bank, Co. Leitrim

Drumkeeran Tidy Towns group was founded in 1970.  In each successive year of the competition, the group built on its record of success and achieved extra points in the competition. Building on this momentum, 2017 marked the group’s entry into its 46th Tidy Towns event.

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