Funding boost for Donegal youth projects

YOUTH projects based in Donegal are set to get a funding boost of 56,500 following an announcement made by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs today.

Under the Youth Capital funding scheme Letterkenny Youth Information Centre will receive €11,047.25, the Youth Development scheme will receive €9,900, The Deck Youth Development Project will receive €17,330.45, the Daybreak Programme will receive €5,007.05 and the Youth Outreach Project will receive €13,202.81.

Welcoming the funding Deputy Pat the Cope Gallagher, Leas Cheann Comhairle said: “the funding will certainly be of great assistance to the various groups within the county, numerous voluntary and active youth groups who have been extremely active in making their applications to the Department over the past year whilst other groups may well be disappointed in failing to receive funding in this round.

I wish to compliment the groups which have secured funding today in this funding round and commend the great work they do in their respective communities.”

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