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Climate Innovation Fund 2022


***Deadline Extended*** New Deadline for Submission is Sunday 29th May 23:59

Following the success of the inaugural Climate Innovation Fund in 2021, Kildare County Council’s Climate Action Office is pleased to announce the launch of the Climate Innovation Fund 2022.

The aim of this fund is to foster innovative climate solutions in the county of Kildare. Specifically, the fund is aimed at community groups, SMEs, entrepreneurs, tradespeople, early-career researchers, education institutions and individual citizens active in Kildare. A total funding pot of €25,000 is available per Municipal District to support climate innovation projects. The minimum funding request will be €5,000 and the maximum request will be €25,000.

Local Property Tax has been allocated by the following Municipal Districts to support this fund: Athy, Celbridge-Leixlip, Clane-Maynooth, Kildare-Newbridge & Naas. A special thanks to the Councillors from each Municipal District who made this fund possible.

To note, applications will be open for submissions from Friday 29th April to Sunday 29th May 2022 23:59 on Kildare’s Consultation Portal here. If you have any questions regarding the fund, please email

Climate Innovation Fund 2022: Application Guidelines

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List of Application Form Questions

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Climate Innovation Fund Budget Template

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