Bord na Móna is currently offering funding to those living near wind farms.
People living in the midlands are being encouraged to make the most of 'community gain schemes' attached to building developments in their area.
Bord na Móna is currently offering funding to those living near the new Cloncreen Wind Farm in Offaly.
A local committee has surveyed residents and put together an action plan on how to invest the money in the community, which will be launched at Clonbullogue Parish Hall tonight.
Committee member, Maura Allen is advising others who can to make the most of the funding, to enhance their local areas: