Latest Laois News: Four Laois groups get COVID-19 Stability Funding
Laois Organisations to benefit from COVID-19 Stability Fund
Sean Fleming T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Finance is very pleased that 4 Laois Community Organisations will receive funding through the COVID-19 Stability Fund. The fund focuses on organisations providing support and services to not-for-profit organisations in a broad range of sectors who have suffered financially as a result of the pandemic.
These support groups provide critical services within our community and this funding will assist in some part with the financial challenges they have faced as a result of Covid.
“I am very happy to see the Government support these groups and I would like to thank each and everyone involved with these organisations for their work and the services they provide in our communities.”
Minister Pippa Hackett added the following statement:
“Volunteers in Laois are performing a superb role in supporting community and social services. Funding for these is essential and I’m delighted to see four Laois organisations included in today announcement of allocations.”
Portarlington Community Centre : Provision of space for organisations to provide essential services €20,646
The Cuisle Cancer Support Centre: Health and Illness Support €20,000
Stradbally Social Services : Essential Services for Older People €7,000
Community Hall Vicarstown: Youth Services €2,000