Waterford Area Partnership CLG

WAP has a long history of working with a broad range of partners from the statutory, voluntary and community sectors. Our target groups are those who are living in disadvantaged communities and those experiencing poverty or social exclusion. We deliver, coordinate and implement a broad range of programmes and projects in Waterford to support the needs of individuals and groups experiencing disadvantage or social exclusion. These include unemployed people who need supports to become job ready.





Type of organisation:

NGO/ community-based organisation/ charity


  • Active citizenship
  • Anti-discrimination
  • Education and training
  • Employment and job creation
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Immigration, refugee and asylum seeker supports
  • Mental health
  • Policy and advocacy
  • Poverty alleviation
  • Rural development
  • Services for older people
  • Services for people with disabilities
  • Services for Travellers and ethnic minorities
  • Social inclusion
  • Unemployment
  • Urban development
  • Volunteering
  • Young people / youth work


  • Development of education and training materials and programmes
  • European learning networks and exchanges
  • Community outreach and engagement
  • Governance
  • Policy, advocacy and campaigns
  • Research
  • Cultural and artistic innovation

EU Project Experience

No experience

This organisation is new to EU funding and will be supported by the Access Europe team.

EU Funding Goals

Interested in working with organisations in the areas of adult education and training, social justice, sustainability, Social inclusion, and Community Development. In the short term we would like to build a network of Irish and European organisations to learn and illicit innovative approaches to community development and social exclusion mitigations. In the medium to long term, we would like to integarate European funding streams in to our suite of state funded programmes for the benefit Waterford


Waterford Area Partnership has extensive experience in delivering state funded programmes. We have a dedicated team who are highly trained in programme delivery, programme monitoring, and financial control. We have ample experience as project leads in the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme, AMIF, and other programmes that contain elements of ESF funding. Waterford Area Partnership works daily with target groups, stakeholders, and agencies across the County who will directly benefit from EU funded projects.


Contact Name:

Pat Wallace

Job Title:

Programme Monitoring and Operations Manager

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