Funding awarded to youth

APPLICATIONS are being invited from youth organisations in Dundalk for grant funding via Co Louth VEC or Dundalk Town Council.

APPLICATIONS are being invited from youth organisations in Dundalk for grant funding via Co Louth VEC or Dundalk Town Council.

The capital grant funding has been awarded to youth organisations in Dundalk with priority given to refurbishment/upgrading of existing facilities, equipment to support youth work programmes and transportation costs.

The Dundalk Local Development Group encourages applications with a minimum requirement of e30,000, however, smaller amounts may be considered.

Application forms are available from Co Louth VEC or Dundalk Town Council by contacting either:

Ian Walker, Co Louth VEC Youth Officer on 042-9396816 or by emailing ian.walker@louthvec.ie.

The Youth Service co-ordinates, supports and monitors youth activities within Co Louth. Alternatively contact Paula Gribben, RAPID Coordinator on 042-9392990 or send an email to paula.gribben@dundalktown.ie.

The closing date for applications Friday, May 20 by 5pm. The Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs have announced the capital grant funding through the Young People’s Facilities and Services Fund 2011.