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County Down Rural Community Network

Welcome to CDRCN. The network is a voluntary umbrella body set up and managed by community groups in County Down. We are committed to an inclusive future where all citizens actively participate in local life, helping each other to create a healthy, peaceful, vibrant & sustainable society.

”About

Learn about CDRCN’s mission to help our members, and a little of our history

”Our

Get an overview of the work we do in helping communities thrive across County Down

”Programmes”

Learn about our numerous community development and health programmes

”News

News of community events, funding, and networking opportunities

Micro grant extension

Rural Capital Microgrant  Scheme 2022 has been formally extended by Minister to new closing date - 14 OCTOBER 12PM The new  link  to use to access the system is           https://digitalapps2.daera-ni.gov.uk/RMCGS/ See User Guide on how to access the system with  the...

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Social Farming Awareness week 2022

Social Farming is an innovative use of agriculture to promote therapy, rehabilitation, social inclusion, education and social services in rural areas. Social Farming Awareness week will take place from Monday 3rd October to Friday 7th October 2022, with the...

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Become a Member

If you are involved in a community group in County Down, we could help you with all aspects of volunteering to improve your community. Learn about the benefits of CDRCN membership

Contact Us

The road to success for community projects can be a long one from dream to reality, but CDRCN is here to support groups with advice and assistance. If you are considering taking on a new project, get in touch to see if we can help

A voice for rural

CDRCN is part of the Rural Community Development Support Service

Our partners

 

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