€69,437.50 allocated to Wexford community services

HOOK TOURISM is one of the services to benefit from Community Services Programme funds announced today.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has confirmed that additional funding of €69,437.50 will be made available for new social enterprises in Wexford.
Minister Michael D’Arcy said: “The Community Services Programme (CSP) supports community organisations to provide local social, economic and environmental services through a social enterprise model.
“It focuses on service delivery to disadvantaged communities and target groups, helping to address disadvantage and long term unemployment.”
Successful applicants are as follows;
Feachtas Ealaion Cuideachta Faoi Theorainn Ráthaíochta €8,800.00.
Hook Heritage Company €8,800.
Hook Rural Tourism Company €2,200.
John F. Kennedy Trust €12,650.
Kilmuckridge Community and Family Resource Enterprise €1,650.
New Ross Needlecraft Company €3,300.
Senior Citizens Concern Company €11,000.
St.Aidan’s €2,000.
St. Joseph’s Community Centre Company €2,200.
Templeshannon Community and Childcare Company €4,400.
The National 1798 Historical Centre Company €3,300.
Wexford Arts €2,200.
Wexford Heritage Trust €4,400.
Windmill Therapeautic (Training) Unit Company. €2,337.50.
New Ross Needlecraft Company €3,300.
Senior Citizens Concern €11,000.
St.Aidan’s €2,200.
St. Joseph’s Community Centre Company €2,200.
Templeshannon Community and Childcare Company €4,400.
The National 1798 Historical Centre Company €3,300.
Wexford Arts €2,200.
Wexford Heritage Trust €4,400.
Windmill Therapeautic (Training) Unit Company. €2,337.50.
“The funding announced by Minister Ring will be used to help alleviate the financial challenges faced by smaller CSP support organisations and maintain their viability pending completion of the CSP review,” said Minister D’Arcy, who added; “The funding will support social enterprises that provide employment opportunities for specific disadvantaged groups and categories of people, such as the long-term unemployed, travellers, those recovering from drug addiction and people with convictions, to name but a few.”

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