227 grants awarded as part of the Community Awards Scheme 2022

Two hundred and twenty-seven grants have been awarded as part of the Community Awards Scheme 2022.

Wicklow County Council operates this scheme as part of its commitment to supporting local community development and is available as grant aid to successful community groups and local organisations wishing to undertake community projects in their area.

The maximum grant amount is €500 per organisation to assist with small projects and group running costs.

Cathaoirleach of Wicklow County Council, Cllr Tommy Annesley, welcomed the announcement stating: “This scheme is in recognition of the strong and active community spirit here in Wicklow.”

Chief Executive of Wicklow County Council, Mr Brian Gleeson, said: “This scheme will support groups and organisations doing excellent work in their local community.”

Director of Services for Community, Cultural and Social Development, Mr Michael Nicholson said that the funding was a great opportunity for Wicklow County Council to help groups working hard at grassroots level to develop community activities and foster community spirit.

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