Ineligible Actions

Eligible Projects

We fund projects / activities which clearly benefit at least one of the following categories: 

  • Sports and Recreation
  • Health and Well-being
  • Environment and Conservation
  • Culture and Heritage
  • Education
  • Children and Young People
  • Older People
  • Tourism *

*All project categories denoted with an asterisk, will only be considered for funding from the Raheenleagh Community fund.

Ineligible Projects

We cannot fund projects / activities, if one or more of the following apply:
  • Projects operated by individuals/private sector or for-profit organisations.
  • Projects which primarily benefit organisations that apply restrictive ‘members only’ conditions to access.
  • Projects where work has commenced prior to application, however separate stage of a project can apply.
  • Projects which directly replace statutory activities/funding.
  • Projects which provide unnecessary duplicate activities/services/infrastructure within the community.
  • Projects which do not directly benefit the local community, and are not deemed as ‘not-for- profit.’
  • Projects where duplicate funding from other sources exists, however match funding is welcomed.
  • Projects which conflict with or adversely affect the aim, objectives or policy of ESB or any other associated companies.
  • Projects which directly promote or advance:
    •  any particular religion or faith
    • any particular political party.
    • any type of hunting or shooting.
  •  Projects which seek to purchase/cover the cost of the following:
    • Recoverable VAT costs.
    • Insurance.

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