Community Environment Action Fund (Local Agenda 21)

The Community Environment Action Fund (Local Agenda 21) is designed to facilitate sustainable development at a local level by assisting small scale, non-profit environmental projects.

The Fund is administered through Dublin City Council in partnership with the Department of Communication, Climate Action and Environment.

Does your project qualify?

Projects should focus on environmental awareness and actions which complement national environmental policies such as those on waste, biodiversity, water conservation and climate change.

A wide variety of projects and schemes have been supported by the fund in previous years. These include community gardens and allotments, compost schemes, rainwater harvesting, biodiversity projects, waste reduction initiatives, educational initiatives and environmental exhibitions. Lists of previously funded projects can be viewed online at:

How to apply

Applications are made directly to Dublin City Council. Please email [email protected]

The Department of Environment, Climate and Communications have extended the completion date for projects funded under the Community Environment Action Fund 19/20 until 31st December 2021. A new scheme is expected to be announced in early 2022. For more information about the CEAF, please contact [email protected]

LA21 Application Form 2019