Almost €4.5 million in funding is to be provided to 180 community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises, which have suffered financially as a result of the Pandemic.
The funding was jointly announced today by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath TD, and Minister of State with special responsibility for Charities and Community Development, Joe O’Brien TD.
The €4.5 million investment means that €46.5 million has now been provided in COVID-19 stability funding to hundreds of organisations since the onset of the Pandemic.Under this tranche of funding, cash injections of between €2,000 and €200,000 are being awarded to qualifying organisations that provide critical services to those most vulnerable in society.
Among the groups approved for funding include:
- Cork City Missing Persons Search and Recovery – €50,000
- Down Syndrome Ireland – €200,000
- North Louth Hospice and Homecare Foundation – €150,000
- Dublin and Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team – €86,000
- Clare Island Community Centre CLG – €75,000
- Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation €30,313
- Children’s Grief Centre Limerick – €23,425
- Killarney Water Rescue – €4,000