WHO WE ARE
Donegal Local Development Company Ltd (DLDC) is one of fifty independent local development companies established by the Irish Government.
We deliver major funding programmes most notably the Rural Development Programme (LEADER), the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme as well as other complimentary programmes.
We operate throughout most of the county of Donegal with the exception of the Inishowen Peninsula where similar services are provided by Inishowen Development Partnership Ltd www.inishowen.ie
DLDC is governed by a Board of Directors whose membership is in keeping with the Irish “social partnership” model.
The Board of Directors is the ultimate decision making body within the organisation. The company currently employs some 360 employees and has an annual turnover in excess of €3million.
Working towards a better future for all in Donegal
is our mission; we work with a range of other key stakeholders and funders who help us achieve our mission.
In the current LEADER Programme we have funded over 200 projects investing €12.7million enabling a total investment of €20 Million in rural communities since 2009.
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WHAT WE DO
We currently deliver the following programmes in partnership with:
|Rural Development Programme (LEADER)||Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government|
|Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme||Donegal Local Community Development Committee over the years 2015 – 2017. SICAP is funded by the Irish Government and co-funded by the European Social Fund and includes a special allocation under the Youth Employment Initiative.|
|Job Initiative Scheme||Department of Social Protection|
|Volunteer Programme (Donegal Volunteer Centre)||Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government|
|Tús Scheme||Department of Social Protection|
|Rural Social Scheme||Department of Social Protection|
|Countryside Recreation Scheme||Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government|
|Volunteering in the Community Programme||International Fund for Ireland|
|The Job Club||Department of Social Protection|
|The Traveller’s Job Club Coach Initiative||Department of Social Protection|
If you are interested in finding out more about the programmes we deliver please click on the links above.