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Are you a social enterprise operating in county Wicklow?

County Wicklow Partnership has been invited by the Department of Social Protection / Pobal to submit an Expression of Interest from a selected social enterprise company from the rural area in Co. Wicklow (all of the county outside of Bray and Greystones)  to be considered for financial support under the Community Services Programme.

To qualify, you must be a social enterprise providing employment for people from specific disadvantaged groups within the SICAP Area that CWP covers.

CWP is required to send one Expression of Interest to Pobal to be considered under this programme. Should you wish to be considered, please contact CWP before July 4th, 2017. 

The aim of the Community Services Programme is to support legally incorporated community organisations (companies limited by guarantee) and industrial and provident societies (co-operatives) to provide local social, economic and environmental services through the application of a social enterprise model of delivery.

The Department of Social Protection has committed €1 million nationally to facilitate more social enterprises to join the Community Services Programme.

To find out more about the qualifying criteria, see the below documents


Link to relevant documents

CSP EOI 2017 Guidance Document

CSP EOI Form 2017

For more information, contact CWP  on (0402) 20955