Grants approved for eight Galway City community groups

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Galway Daily news Grants available to community groups in Galway City affected by COVID

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

Cooperative Limited

(trading as An Mheitheal Rothar)

Purchase tools for ReCycle your Cycle programme €2,622
  Total Amount Allocated: €19,806