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Funding of CDPs and LCDP

The Minister for Community, Equality & Gaeltacht Affairs, Pat Carey gave details to Maureen O’Sullivan (independent, Dublin C) of funding for the Community Development Programme in 2009 and the Local & Community Development Programme in 2010, including allocations to individual projects in tables (Dail Eireann, Debates, 7th October 2010, 944 – 951).  In 2009, €19.8m was provided for 180 CDPs with 350 staff.  In 2010, funding of 160 CDPs with 290 staff was provided within the LCDP, with €11.8m allocated for the first half of the year, anticipating an annualized cost of €19m.  Funding for partnerships was €49.224m in 2009, with funding for the first half of this year €17.253m.

> List of current, 2010 CDPs: Dail Eireann, Debates, 12th October 2010, 304-308; list of partnerships by electoral area: Dail Eireann, Debates, 12th October 2010, 310-318.