Community hands

This evening, at the July Meeting of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, councillors approved a number of grants to local voluntary, arts and sporting organisations. The full details of the 2015 Grants Scheme can be viewed on the Council’s web site, but the following are some details that may be of interest.

At the February meeting, over €450,000 was awarded to community, sports and residents’ groups, business associations and artists – you can read the full list of awards in Round 1 here.

This round of grants – Round 2 – amounts to over €200,000.

This round of grants is in 5 main categories: arts and arts access grants, business area promotion grants, community grants, sports grants, and winter/festival grants

This round of grants is in 5 main categories: arts and arts access grants, business area promotion grants, community grants, sports grants, and winter/festival grants

In total, 121 applications for grants were received: 6 from Blackrock (all of which were granted to one extent or another); 30 from Dún Laoghaire; and 24 from Killiney-Skankill.

Grants15 by Ward

A total of €28,050 has been awarded in respect of the six items in Blackrock.

The recipients of those grants were:

The breakdown of those grants is as follows:

Grants awarded to organisations in the Dún Laoghaire area totaled €56,837.85. The following is a list of bodies that received grants in the Dún Laoghaire Area:

The breakdown of those grants is as follows:

Grants15 DL 2 Grants15 DL 1

The Killiney-Shankill area received 15 grants totaling €16,773. The following bodies received grants:

The details of those grants are as follows:

Grants15 Killiney 2 Grants15 Killiney 1

Additionally, €3,500 was awarded to DLR Chamber for a conference on social responsibility for SMEs, and €3,000 to the Dublin Community Games for a community development initiative, which will benefit the whole county.

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