€36,000 grant funding to be awarded to 35 environmental projects in Donegal

first_imgMinister Joe McHugh has today welcomed grants worth more than €36,000 for community environmental projects across Donegal.Thirty-five not for profit groups are set to benefit from this funding to support local projects related to the environment and sustainability.In welcoming the €36,234 funding total for Donegal groups and individuals, Minister McHugh said the grants are all about making small changes at a local level. Mr McHugh said: “It’s great to see support for groups like the Glenties Men’s Sheds, Colm Grant’s ambitious plan to plant 1,000 trees in Buncrana and South Inishowen, community gardens in places like Moville, Ardara and Tearmann, rainwater harvesting in Castlefin, school workshops, Raphoe Tidy Towns and Culdaff Sea Angling Club’s tours of the sea.“I am delighted to see so many local and community-based projects get the support of Government.“They will make an impact in many ways by educating people and promoting ideas around sustainability and our environment.”Mr McHugh added: “I wish these groups every success. At the heart of it these projects are showcasing how the small changes in how we live have a big and lasting impact.“It is also great to see so many school workshops on the list with issues such as biodiversity, green schools, the importance of nature including bees and bugs and water quality all featuring.”The funding was secured through the 2018 Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund in the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment.A list of projects receiving funding in 2018 can be viewed here on the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment website.€36,000 grant funding to be awarded to 35 environmental projects in Donegal was last modified: August 2nd, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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