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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

November 2020 Network Notes

The November 2020 edition of the Network notes is now available, with lots of information this month - read on to find out more about: How CDRCN can help your community group; Life after Lockdown in the Mournes; Walk, Jog, Run with Everybody Active; Get Creative with...

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VSCE Covid Recovery Fund

Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has launched the £3.3million Voluntary, Community and Social Economy Sector (VCSE) Covid Recovery Fund. This fund will help to safely deliver essential services during the Covid-19 crisis, with an allocation of £2.5m to assist...

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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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