A series of Kildare Public Participation Network meetings begin this evening.
The network is designed to encourage greater participation in public decision making.
These meetings will give information on how to apply for community grant schemes.
It is open to groups which are not members of the PPN.
The meetings take place in the Clonard Court Hotel, Athy, tonight and in the Osprey Hotel, Naas, on Thursday, February 14th.