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Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018-2022

The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018-2022 provides funding to tackle poverty and social exclusion at a local level through local engagement and partnerships between disadvantaged individuals, community organisations and public sector agencies.

SICAP 2018-2022 has 2 Goals:

Goal 1: Supporting Communities

To support communities and target groups to engage with relevant stakeholders in identifying and addressing social exclusion and equality issues, developing the capacity of Local Community Groups and creating more sustainable communities.







Goal 2: Supporting Individuals

To support disadvantaged individuals to improve the quality of their lives through the provision of life-long learning and labour market supports.


SICAP 2018-2022 is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development with co-funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020.

Detailed information on SICAP 2018-2022 can be found here