Community Grants

Grants are offered by the SEAI, various utility comapanies and local development organisations to develop sustainable, energy efficient communities.


Community Grants




 Amount    €




Better Energy Communities

Building fabric upgrades, system upgrades, integration of monitoring & control systems, integration of renewable energy sources. Available to residential & non-domestic projects.

30 % - 100 %

Better Energy Area Based Homes

This scheme supports targeted geographic or area-based projects that are of high quality, competitively priced and deliver improvements in energy efficiency to energy poor households. The focus in 2015 will be on funding a comprehensive suite of projects which deliver energy savings to vulnerable homeowners and communities.

Case by case basis

Utility Companies/ EEOS:



SSE Airtricity Community Fund


Provides insulation & double glazing for schools, soccer clubs & community halls. Replacement of windows & doors, installation of solar lighting, composters for community projects, installation of energy efficient heating solutions. (Available in limited counties)

Case by case basis

Local Development Companies / LEADER funding

Community & Enterprise led funding projects.

Case by case basis

Sustainable Energy Communities