Through the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP), County Kildare LEADER Partnership offers a variety of services to eligible individuals who wish to access training or education, develop or start a business or to local community groups within County Kildare. The programme has a focus on geographically disadvantaged areas & groups working with specific target groups of the programme.

SICAP Case Studies – We have a dedicated menu for case studies on our home page.

SICAP aims to tackle poverty, social exclusion and long-term unemployment through local engagement and partnership between disadvantaged individuals, community organisations and public sector agencies and can make a real difference to those in our communities that are suffering disadvantage.  This short video provides an overview of the work of the programme.

SICAP provides a range of supports to targeted individuals and groups including:

  • Community development support for projects and participation
  • Educational supports for children, families and young people
  • Training and Education
  • Enterprise Supports
  • Work placement programmes
  • Youth employment supports


Technical support to the programme is provided by Pobal