The ESB has awarded a large sum of money towards funding for two Roscommon organisations

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.