Two Roscommon organisations have been awarded funding of more than 20,000 euro from the ESB.
The Family Resource Centre in Castlerea has reciived €13,000 towards its IT sharing programme and Ballinameen Afterschools service has received €10,000 towards the purchase of educational materials.
The grants are part of ESB’s Energy for Generations Fund which provides more than €1 million annually to organisations working in the areas of homelessness, suicide prevention, educational access and support.
As part of a range of Covid-19 initiatives, this was increased by €250,000 to provide emergency support to organisations around the country in response to the pandemic.
The deadline for the first round of the 2021 fund is early February.