Almost 12,000 people in County Tipperary are projected to benefit from the latest round of small grants awarded from The Tony Ryan Fund for Tipperary at The Community Foundation for Ireland.
€120,000 was awarded to 31 not for profit organisations this week. The focus of the funding this year was “Loving our Land” and applications were encouraged for local community garden and other growing, environment and biodiversity projects.
List of “Loving our Land” 2018 grants:
Ard Ross Residents Association €4,000
Moyne Road/ Bellevue Residents Association €5,000
Knockanrawley Resource Centre (KRC) €3,000
Rehab Group (RehabCare Newport Day Service) €2,000
Silvermines Enhancement Group €4,000
Cloughjordan Community Farm CLG €5,000
Tipperary Excel Heritage Company ltd., €5,000
Thurles Scouts €2,000
Irish Wheelchair Association €3,000
Kilsheelan Tidy Towns €1,500
Terryglass Improvements Association €5,000
Newcastle Community Development Group €5,000
South Tipperary Beekeepers Association €1,320
Roscrea Cares CLG trading as Age Friendly Roscrea €4,140
Ballyporeen Community Council Ltd €3,800
Cloughjordan No 1 NS School Garden €2,300
Burncourt Community Council CLG €5,000
Ballingarry Parish Field €4,850
Donohill Development Council ltd €5,000
Ardfinnan Community Council Company Limited €5,000
Cappawhite National School €5,000
Birdhill Tidy Towns Committee €5,000
Circle of Friends Cancer Support Centre CLG €5,000
Acquired Brain Injury Ireland €850
Clerihan N.S. €5,000
Toor Tidy Village €5,000
Conradh na Gaeilge €4,000
Cloughjordan Arts CLG €3,000
St Cronans Association CLG €5,000
The Tony Ryan Fund for Tipperary was established in 2013, by the Tony Ryan Trust, to give financial support to evidence-based initiatives that support children and young people in the county to reach their full potential.
The core focus of the funding was to improve the life experience of children and young people living in County Tipperary. Funding of €1.9 million was committed and disbursed over a five-year timeframe. So far the fund has awarded €1.8 million to projects in Tipperary.
To learn more about the Tony Ryan Fund for Tipperary visit http://www.communityfoundation.ie/grants/types-of-grants/the-tony-ryan-fund-for-tipperary
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