Clean Coasts Grants 2017-02-17T21:36:21+00:00

Clean Coasts Grant Scheme

Open to all Clean Coasts Groups
Deadline: 16th March 2017

There are many reasons why a Clean Coasts group might need financial support for projects/activities. A Clean Coasts grant may help get a project started; support a project which is already underway; and may help where finance is a concern.

Please read carefully the Clean Coasts Grant Scheme’s terms and conditions.

What grants are available?

Two grants are currently available:

Small scale grants

Two small scale grant options are available to our Clean Coasts groups:

  1. up to the sum of €250
  2. up to the sum of €500

Large scale grants

Clean Coasts will award one large scale grant up to the sum of €1,000 in 2017. Liaison with your local Clean Coasts Officer regarding the project to be funded is advised for this grant.

What can you spend your Clean Coasts Grant on?

Postage, stationary, telephone calls, internet usage, website maintenance etc

Litter-pickers, spades, saws, forks, rakes, wheelbarrows.

Protective boots, rubber gloves, black bags, waterproofs, antiseptic hand-wipes, first aid kits.

Petrol, travel expenses (cost to and from practical and networking events), coffee, snacks for volunteers.

Vehicle hire, insurance, membership of networking organisations.

Posters, competitions, venue hire, leaflet production, display materials.

Skip hire, native trees, shrub/bulbs, sand, stone, wood, benches, signs, and notice-boards.

Please note expenses cannot be claimed for alcohol.

It is important to establish that only a limited Clean Coasts grant may be available, and may be just a contribution towards financial requirements: 

Applying for a Grant:

  1. Discuss with your Clean Coasts Coastal Programme Officer about your Clean Coasts application proposal.
  2. When item(s) identified for a Clean Coasts Grant, attain written quotations from suppliers/retailers/builders for what the grant will be used on.
  3. Complete an application form and make sure you submit written quotations for what the grant will be used on.
  4. Send application form and quotes to Clean Coasts, An Taisce by 16th March 2017. Send by post to: Clean Coasts Grants, Clean Coasts, An Taisce, 5a Swifts Alley, Francis St, Dublin 8; or email to:

Please be sure to read all the Clean Coasts Grant Scheme’s Terms and Conditions for more information and download an application form.