• Community Support

    Community Support

  • Education Supports

    Education Supports

  • Enterprise Supports

    Enterprise Supports

  • Family & Youth Supports

    Family & Youth Supports

  • Labour Market Training

    Labour Market Training

County Kildare LEADER Partnership is one of over fifty Local Development Companies in Ireland. We are responsible for the delivery of a range of rural, enterprise, social inclusion, and community development initiatives in County Kildare


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Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
10/11/2016 - 15/12/2016

9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Home Repair Care & Maintenance Course - 10th November 2016

Newbridge Town Football Club, Newbridge
23/11/2016 - 21/12/2016

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Finding Your Feet - Kildare Town - November 2016

Aras Bride Parish Centre, Kildare Town Kildare


Our mission is to facilitate individuals and communities to participate fully in social, economic and cultural activity by supporting a vibrant and inclusive society in Co. Kildare

Our Programmes

SICAP Programme

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SICAP is the new Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme. It aims to tackle poverty, social exclusion and long-term unemployment through local engagement and partnership between disadvantaged individuals, community organisations and public sector agencies.

Rural Development Programme



The aim of the Rural Development Programme 2007 – 2013 is to strengthen the rural economy and to improve the quality of life in rural areas and to respond to ideas which will enhance the environmental, social and cultural richness of our rural areas.

The Rural Social Scheme



The Rural Social Scheme aims to provide income support for farmers who are in receipt of long-term social welfare payments, and to provide certain services of benefit to rural communities.










TÚS Work Placements





The TÚS Programme provides work placements for people who are long term
unemployed and on the live register. The placements are with community and
voluntary groups. We work with local voluntary groups to arrange work placements
that are suitable to participant’s experience and skills, and help participants to
improve their job readiness.


“I just wanted to express my gratitude to you all for the help you gave me and for all the wonderful times I had     while working as a participant on the TUS Programme”

     -John Bruton, Kildare-

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