Eight community groups in Galway City working in a variety of different areas have been awarded just under €20,000 in grant funding.
The Department of Rural and Community Development have this week approved grants totaling €19,806 to a range of Social Enterprises in Galway City.
This funding is meant to help these groups with repairs and renovations, new equipment and safety upgrades.
The announcement of the specific organisations awarded grants comes after Minister Health Humphreys announced €1 million in funding for the Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021 back in September.
The funding for the Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021 is administered locally by the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC).
The full list of community groups and projects awarded grants in Galway City is:
|Social Enterprise Name||Summary of Project||Amount Approved|
|Westside Resource Centre CLG||Purchase of IT equipment||€2,823|
|Ballybane Community Centre CLG||Purchase and install CO2 detectors||€2,391|
|Le Cheile Westside Co Ltd||Upgrade of IT equipment||€1,600|
|Galway Community Circus||Purchase of kitchen equipment, IT equipment and office furniture||€4,532|
|Meals4Health||Purchase of food transport container||€2,079|
|Galway Co-Operative Housing Development Society Ltd (GCHDS)||Purchase of IT equipment||€899|
|Simon Community Galway||New shelving equipment in charity shop||€2,860|
|An Mheitheal Comhshaol
(trading as An Mheitheal Rothar)
|Purchase tools for ReCycle your Cycle programme||€2,622|
|Total Amount Allocated:||€19,806|