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Funding of €45,000 announced for local community organisations

Oct 1, 2021 12:10 By Shannonside News
Funding of €45,000 announced for local community organisations Funding of €45,000 announced for local community organisations
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The funding is aimed at groups that provide critical services within the community.

Funding of more than €45,000 has been announced for four community and voluntary organisations in County Roscommon.

It's part of the Covid-Stability Fund, which has been set up to support organisations which have seen their incomes suffer as a result of the pandemic.

The Melting Pot Community were awarded €19,000 while a further €12,000 was allocated to Roscommon Women's Network.

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St. Ronan's Hall which provides essential services for older people received €9,500 from the fund.

In Cootehall the Community Development Group were allocated €5,200 towards providing essential services in the area.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, says the funding will be an "important lifeline for many organisations that continue to play a critical role, supporting tens of thousands of our citizens".

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