Funding of over €250,000 awarded to 24 local Meath groups.
Benefiting the Local Community
“Tonight is about acknowledging the successful applicants and recognisign the hard work, dedication and passion demonstrated by all of the community groups. One of Indaver’s core values is to continuously improve which I think is a shared value with the groups here tonight – we all want to develop and improve the local area.” stated Marian Caddell of Indaver
Cathaoirleach Cllr. Maria Murphy, Cllr. Sharon Keogan, Cllr. Stephen McKee, and Cllr. Tom Kelly spoke about the benefits of such a fund to the local community and congratulated the groups for their dedication to local area improvement and development.
Projects Securing Funding for 2016
24 groups secured funding for 25 different projects. These include €25,000 towards CCTV monitoring by Ashbourne District Garda Station; €40,000 to the Duleek Revival Programme for landscaping and lighting in the village; €60,000 for a new clubhouse and community hall for St. Mary’s GFC. In total, over a quarter of a million euro in funding was distributed on the night. The Indaver Community Fund has resulted in more than €1.2 million being spent on local community projects since 2010.
Speaking at the event, Mary McCarthy from the Community Section of Meath County Council thanked all of the applicants for their hard work in preparing their applications.
Apply for Funding for 2017
Applications for the next tranche of funding, which will be awarded in 2017, will soon be available. Application forms and further details on funding criteria are available from the Planning and Community Department, Meath County Council, Abbey Mall, Abbey Road, Navan, Co. Meath or online at www.meath.ie
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