GRD Latest News

Galway Rural Development brings Learning for Life Roadshow Countywide

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Social Enterprise Training

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, September 06, 2017
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EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST SOUGHT FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE STEPS PROGRAMME

Galway Rural Development - Thursday, August 17, 2017

Galway Rural Development are seeking Expression of Interests for the STEPS programme which we hope to roll out in October/November 2017.

The programme takes 3 full days to complete but can be done over 2 weeks by splitting the workshop in 1 and a half days over the 2 weeks. 

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GRD Leading the Way with LEADER

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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Enterprise Ireland comes to Tuam, Thursday 29th June. Information on the Regional Enterprise Development Fund 2017-2020

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Overview of the Regional Enterprise Development Fund  Read more

Apply for funding for Culture Night Friday September 22nd 2017

Galway Rural Development - Monday, June 19, 2017
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Community Facilities Scheme 2017

Galway Rural Development - Monday, June 12, 2017

Galway County Local Community Development Committee has been allocated a fund of €64,500 by the Department of Housing, Community and Local Government, from which it can allocate up to €1,000 per project to Community Groups in County Galway. Read more

Expressions of Interest Call for Community Organisations who wish to apply for a Community Services Programme

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Galway Rural Development Company CLG (GRD) has been invited by the Department of Social Protection to nominate one applicant community organisation from County Galway (excluding Galway City) to be considered for CSP funding.  The aim of CSP, operated by the Department of Social Protection (DSP), is to support legally incorporated community organisations to provide local social, economic and environmental services through the application of a social enterprise model of delivery.

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Guarding Skills and Door Security Training

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, June 06, 2017
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What is a Social Enterprise?

Galway Rural Development - Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Following on from advertising our Social Enterprise Workshop at various locations - you might be looking for clarification about what a Social Enterprise is. Hope this helps Read more


Welcome to the Galway Rural Development website. Galway Rural Development, through the programmes we administer, will continue to work along with other agencies, groups and individuals around the county to improve the quality of life for all citizens in our area. We especially wish to work with those who are most in need of assistance, to provide real opportunities for people to gain significant improvements for themselves and their communities throughout rural Galway.