Minister Ring announces funding of €8 million to support disadvantaged communities under Community Enhancement Programme

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today announced additional funding of €8 million for the Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) which supports disadvantaged communities throughout the country by providing capital grants to community groups… Continue reading.

Social Innovation Fund Ireland announces winners of €500,000 Resilient Communities Fund

Minister of State Seán Kyne, T.D today announced the winners of the €500,000 Resilient Communities Fund at the National Ploughing Championships.

The fund was set up to provide grants and supports to innovative projects that strengthen community resilience and have a social, environmental or economic impact. The €500,000 fund, created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland, is supported by Tomar Trust and the Department of Rural and Community Development from the Dormant Accounts Fund… Continue reading.

Minister Ring approves over €1.8 million for 128 projects across the country under 2018 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, T.D., today (Tuesday) announced that he has approved over €1.8 million in funding for 128 projects under Measure 1 of the 2018 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme… Continue reading.